Texas Border School District Hides Complaints About Abused Disabled Students, Lawsuit Claims

Texas Border School District Hides Complaints About Abused Disabled Students, Lawsuit Claims


A disability rights group filed a federal lawsuit against a Texas border school district over its refusal to turn over records related to complaints of alleged abuse against toddlers and young children. The district has a history of corruption and even saw board members land in federal prisons as a result.

Disability Rights Texas (DRTx) filed suit in the U.S. Southern District Court in McAllen, Texas, against the Donna Independent School District, claiming they denied access to records about the alleged abuse of five students between the ages of three and five years. The group is a non-profit advocacy agency tasked with protecting the civil rights of individuals with disabilities, they say. The legal complaint notes that DRTx is “designated” and “authorized” by the State

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