In a recent informal discussion letter (here), the EEOC notes a potential ADA problem with requiring high school diplomas. The letter specifically addresses the difficulties some individuals with learning disabilities have with obtaining diplomas. Here is the analysis:
It's worth noting that this is not an official opinion letter. Just another thing for employers to think about though...
HT: Randy Enochs on Avvo.
Image: Public domain work of federal government. Logo used in discussion of EEOC. Not official use.
Posted by Philip Miles, an attorney with McQuaide Blasko in State College, Pennsylvania in the firm's civil litigation and labor and employment law practice groups.