A U.S. District Court judge is considering whether Connecticut schools are doing enough to ensure the inclusion of students with intellectual disabilities into classrooms, school-sponsored activities and neighborhood schools, as required by the 2002 settlement of nearly 20-year-old class-action lawsuit. The settlement agreement expires Aug. 13, and education officials maintain that Connecticut is second nationally in integrating students with intellectual disabilities. But plaintiffs say there is still more work to be done to ensure the state's compliance with the settlement.

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