Kids kept in isolation in Iowa Juvenile Home were denied education, advocates say

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Posted: Thursday, July 25, 2013 12:00 am

DES MOINES (AP) — An advocacy group for people with disabilities said Wednesday that it will file a complaint against Iowa's Department of Human Services alleging that children kept in isolation at a state-run home were denied education.

Disability Rights Iowa, a nonprofit funded by the federal government, wants the state to pay the cost of additional schooling or tutoring and related expenses, such as transportation.

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