Parents, Ohio school district resolve dispute over service dog, allergic teacher

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Thursday, September 5, 2013

The parents of an autistic first-grader have reached an agreement with the Athens school district over how to accommodate both the girl’s service dog and a special-education teacher with a severe allergy to dog dander. 

Six-year-old Shyanna Gretz will not attend the Athens school district as planned. Rather, she will attend first grade at the Beacon School, a school in Athens for special-needs students that Shyanna attended for the previous three years.

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