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Proposal for school in Fairfield for teens and adults with learning disabilities


The state appeals court has overturned Fairfield‘s rejection of a proposed school for teens and adults with severe learning disabilities.

Neighbors opposed it because of traffic concerns. On Thursday, a panel of the court ruled that Fairfield’s Plan and Zoning Commission was wrong in 2015 when it denied the application.

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The judges said there was no evidence traffic from the school would create hazards. They ordered the application to be approved.

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