One young boy was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. However, school officials told the boy's mother that this did not fit the criteria needed for special accommodations to be granted. Apparently the school officials were incorrect about this.
One California resident was diagnosed with specific learning deficiencies when he was in second grade. He unfortunately ran into problems with the law at the age of 15. He then was placed into a juvenile facility where he was provided with special education as mandated by the California Education Code.
There have been two separate lawsuits recently filed in federal court concerning possible difficulties that parents have faced regarding the education of their children. In one of these matters parents claim that school officials would not provide their daughter with special education services.
Two California school districts are the subject of allegations made concerning their treatment of Native American students. At both schools, questionable practices have been alleged that could lead to the perpetuating of inaccurate stereotypes concerning Native American individuals. There have also been accusations of a disproportionate amount of suspensions of Native Americans - often for what has been deemed minor infractions.