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Fayette County, KY: District with 717 autistic students will improve services after abuse claims

Nov 7, 2018, Midland (TX) Reporter—Telegram: Kentucky schools address autism services after kids dragged LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Following two reports of educators dragging autistic students, a Kentucky school district has outlined a plan to improve services. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports the Fayette County Public Schools board discussed the recommendations Monday. The proposals include installing more classroom surveillance cameras, an independent audit of autism-related programs, structured teaching and therapeutic classrooms, new positions tailored to special needs, and partnering with a post-secondary institution to create after-school programs and other services. District officials say 717 students with autism receive district services.

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