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We want to go to school!

Cocca-Leffler, Maryann
"There was a time in the United States when children with disabilities weren't allowed to go to public school. But in 1971, seven kids and their families wanted to do something about it. They knew that every child had a right to an equal education, so they went to court to fight for that right. The case Mills v. Board of Education of the District of Columbia led to laws ensuring children with disabilities would receive a free public education. Janine Leffler, one of the millions of kids who attended school as a result of these laws, tells the true story of this landmark case"--

Ages 4-8. Albert Whitman & Company.|||Grades 2-3. Albert Whitman & Company.|||juvenile

Maryann Cocca-Leffler and Janine Leffler.

Includes bibliographical references.
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