Explain how Brown vs. Board of Education provided a legal foundation or precedence for the decisions in PARC and Mills.

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Explain how Brown vs. Board of Education provided a legal foundation or precedence for the decisions in PARC and Mills.
Summarize PARC with respect to:
How were children with mental retardation educated in Pennsylvania up to 1971?
What rights did children with mental retardation and their parents have with respect to education?
What were the policies of the Commonwealth that combined to deny children with mental retardation an opportunity for an education.
The PARC case was a class action law suit. Explain the significance of the designation of class action. (Note that the Mills case was a class action lawsuit as well)
PARC resulted in a consent agreement between the parties. Explain the legal right given to children with mental retardation.
Did the PARC decision apply to other children with disabilities in Pennsylvania?
Summarize Mills with respect to:
How were children with disabilities treated in the Washington DC school district?
What education rights were afforded to parents and their child with a disability under D.C. law?
How did the Mills decision differ from the PARC decision?