Service animals in schools resources

PACE pre-loss attorneys prepared the following responses to frequently-asked questions about service animals in schools.

  • What is a service animal?
  • How can administrators distinguish between a service animal and a pet?
  • Must schools admit service animals?
  • If administrators decide the animal is not a service animal, can they deny access?
  • Can the district require certain procedures before admitting a service animal?
  • How can the district reduce its liability?

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