DOJ Letter to Govenor
After several years of investigation into the Georgia Network for Educational and Therapeutic Services (GNETS) Program, the Department of Justice (DOJ) found that Georgia unnecessarily relies on segregated settings to serve students with behavior-related disabilities. In some cases, GNETS classrooms are locked and/or fenced off from spaces used for general education programs. Unnecessary segregation is often accompanied by other isolating and discriminatory circumstances, such as unequal access to educational opportunities like general education curriculum, interaction with non-disabled peers, and extra-curricular activities. To read the entire letter click here.