Laura Baziuk | Email news tips to firstname.lastname@example.org
A North Vancouver father has won his fight against the school district over his son, who has learning disabilities, not getting proper education.
Rick Moore won a human rights complaint against the North Vancouver School District back in 2005.
He claimed his son, Jeffrey, had been discriminated against because of his dyslexia, and has been denied adequate education when the district shut down a special learning centre.
But three years later, the BC Supreme Court overturned that finding.
Now, the highest court in the country has ruled the tribunal's decision should stand, as well as its order that the district reimburse the Moores for the cost of private schooling and award them damages.
The court says Jeffrey was denied meaningful access to general education available to all children in B.C.