Canines in the Classroom: Issues Relating to Service Animals in Primary and Secondary Educational Institutions after Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools
35 Pages Posted: 30 Jan 2018
Date Written: January 30, 2018
The Supreme Court’s decision in Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools in February 2017 provides important guidance for advocates for students with disabilities partnered with service animals and school districts; however, areas of potential conflict remain. This Article reviews that Supreme Court decision and analyzes other recent cases to illustrate some of the complicated issues that may arise when students with disabilities want to be accompanied by their service animals in schools.
Keywords: Disability, Education, IDEA, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, ADA, Americans with Disabilities Act, Service Animal, Service Dog, Student, School
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