The "fight club" at Corpus Christi State School has resulted in a settlement. I wrote about the "fight club" scandal at CCSS here, here and here. The Texas state school systems house the developmentally disabled, also known as mentally retarded citizens. The terms of the settlement were not disclosed. See Corpus Christi Caller-
Suit Filed over Developmentally Disabled Services
Discrimination takes many forms. One of the most pervasive forms of discrimination is in regard to persons with disabilities. Most are poor, so they have little voice. For 20 years, every state has had a requirement to place developmentally disabled (i.e., "mentally retarded") in some place other than nursing homes. Texas has lagged far behind.
“Fight Club” Trial Starts
They are perhaps our most vulnerable citizens. We refer to them as developmentally disabled, today. We used to refer to them as mentally retarded. Whatever the name, they deserve better. Trial over the so-called fight club at Corpus Christi State School has started. Developmentally disabled function at many different levels. Some can live quite…