Autism school says it was "betrayed" by local government

12/8/2009 | Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, Ill.)

The head of an Illinois school for students with autism said the school was "betrayed and deceived" by local officials who allowed construction of their new $10 million facility near a site under consideration for a diesel-engine testing facility. While officials say the school was aware of the possibility, supporters argued at a meeting that the school would not have chosen the site if the village had been forthcoming. They contend the facility could cause a myriad of problems for students with autism, including possible health risks associated with fumes.

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