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The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear the appeal on behalf of a New York City student with Type I diabetes whose mother challenged a school’s refusal to heat the boy’s lunch.

Aura Moody, the mother of the 7th grader identified as J.M., argued in court papers that her son would skip his meals if they were not heated, and thus accommodating his request would help him adjust to his disability.

But both a federal district court and a panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit, in New York City, held that neither the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 require “optimal” accommodations …

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