Minn. schools offer varsity sports through adaptive-sports leagues

01/31/2013 | Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

Minnesota started an adaptive high-school sports league 40 years ago with floor hockey and now has 1,700 participants in four sports where students with disabilities can compete against other schools and earn varsity letters. Some say Minnesota offers a model for other states and districts. Recent guidance from the U.S. Department of Education called for schools to make reasonable accommodations for students with disabilities in school athletics.

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