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Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal Of Suit By 29 District Employees For Political Retaliation

In Del Angel v. La Joya Independent School District, Dkt. No. 15-41099 (5th Cir. Nov. 29, 2017),  twenty-nine employees of La Joya Independent School District sued the school district, the seven members of the Board of Trustees, a Hidalgo County Commissioner, and one...

Court Holds Lawsuit Alleging Injuries During Athletics Subject To Dismissal

Jessica Ryburn sued the Giddings Independent School District on behalf of her middle school son, L.W., for injuries she claims he sustained during “mat drills” at the direction of his athletics coach.  Mat drills involved two students “on all fours on the mat going at...

What to Know about “Bring Your Bible to School Day”

October 5, 2017 is Bring Your Bible To School Day, recognized nationwide as a way to “celebrate religious freedom,” according to its sponsor Focus on the Family.  Event details are set out in a Frequently Asked Questions page on their website. ...

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