Father's lawsuit challenges exit exams for teen with Asperger's

04/27/2009 | WSMV-TV (Nashville, Tenn.)

A 18-year-old Tennessee student with Asperger's syndrome who had college plans but is one algebra exit exam short of a diploma is challenging the state's laws in federal court. "I am doing this on the principle of the law that President [George W.] Bush signed -- 'We are not going to leave anyone behind,' " said the teen's father, Don McFolin. "Well, you are leaving a child behind. You are playing around with these kids' minds."

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