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Kaleb Drew, 6, is held in check by his autism service dog, Chewey, as he tries to leave after he was told to wait on the deck at his home after attending a half day of school in Villa Grove, Ill. Some schools balk at allowing autistic children to bring service dogs to class. Kaleb’s family won a judge’s order in late July allowing the dog to come to class until a trial, set to start Nov. 10. That means when Kaleb starts his first full day of first grade on Monday, Chewey will be by his side.

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