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Trial Court Holds Suit By Muslim Student Who Brought Homemade Clock To School Failed To State Viable Claims; Court Allows Opportunity To Restate Claims

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TEA Commissioner Announces New Resources Supporting Educational Needs of Students in Foster Care

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Student Not Subjected to Title IX Peer Harassment, According to Appeals Court

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Houston ISD to pay $300K for audit of special education

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Parent’s Special Education Lawsuit Dismissed for Failure to Pursue a Due Process Hearing

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Supreme Court Backs Family in Case on Denial of Service Dog in School

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NSBA Issues New Guide to Serving Undocumented Students

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Recap of the TX 85th Legislative Session

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Texas Senate Passes Bill to Increase Access to Virtual Charter Schools

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Special Education 2.0 Author Proposes New Law

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Special Education 2.0 Author Miriam Freedman to speak at Fordham Institute

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Law School Association Boycotts Texas Over Bathroom, Sanctuary Bills

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Court Sides With Transgender Student Allowing Him To Use Boys’ Restroom At School

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Texas lawmakers pass controversial ‘bathroom bill’

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Legal Developments

Governor Signs Bill with Stiffer Penalties for Inappropriate Educator-Student Relationships

On May 25, 2017, Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 7 (SB 7) to strengthen penalties for inappropriate teacher-student relationships in Texas.   The bill amends several provisions of the Texas Education Code, Penal Code, and Code of Criminal Procedure.  Penal...
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Trial Court Allows Case To Proceed Against Bus Monitor For Alleged Assault; Dismisses Claims Against The School District

San Juana Guerrero Saldana filed suit against Angleton ISD and school bus driver Rachel Hernandez on behalf of her child, whom she described as “an autistic child who is not vocal and is therefore significantly disabled and [who] attends a special care facility in...
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Texas Passes Bill to Crack Down on Inappropriate Student-Teacher Relationships

This week, the Texas House passed Senate Bill 7, a measure that will strengthen criminal action against teachers who have inappropriate relationships with students, as well as their superiors who cover for them. According to the Texas Tribune, SB7 “would require...
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