The Sturgis Area Community Foundation (SACF) recently announced Sturgis Public Schools teacher Tyson Dilts as the recipient of the 2023 John E. Oster Award for Excellence in Teaching.
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Last week the Supreme Court ruled unanimously that Miguel Luna Perez could pursue claims against Sturgis Public Schools under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Perez, a 27-year-old deaf Sturgis man, claims the school district provided him an inadequate education by failing to assign him a qualified sign-language interpreter.
The City of Sturgis recently joined forces with the St Joseph County Intermediate School District’s Career and Technical Education program to provide courses next fall for Sturgis High School students in the culinary and hospitality fields.
Miguel Perez is requesting to sue Sturgis schools for damages, and the U.S. Supreme Court seems sympathetic following oral arguments
The United States Supreme Court recently heard arguments in the case of a 27-year-old Sturgis man who is seeking the right to sue Sturgis Public Schools for financial damages under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). On Wednesday, January 18, Supreme Court justices listened to oral arguments and appeared sympathetic toward Miguel Luna Perez, a deaf man who claims the school district provided him an inadequate education by failing to assign him a qualified sign-language interpreter.