Feds Prob Potential Deadly Lack of Treatment for Diabetics in DC Schools | DC Metro Area Personal Injury Law Blog

According to an article in the Washington Post, the U.S. Department of Education is investigating DC Schools because of a complaint by the mother of a diabetic third grader at Davis Elementary in Southeast D.C. The mother contends that when the school nurse was not available she was told she only had two options on those days: either come to school with her child, monitor her blood glucose level and administer the medication or she could keep the child at home. The complaint was filed with the Office for Civil Rights for the US Department of Education. The complaint contends…

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