STUDENTS

Title IX Peer Harassment DID THE RECORD SUPPORT TITLE IX PEER HARASSMENT CLAIMS? Case citation: Kelly v. Allen ISD, __Fed. Appx.__, 2015 WL 690276 (5th Cir. 2015) (unpublished). Summary: In October 2009, Mr. Allen Kelly sent an email to Allen ISD’s Board of Trustees...

SPECIAL ED & DISABILITY LAW

FAPE THE PARENT FAILED TO SHOW A DENIAL OF FAPE Case citation: Student v. Cedar Hill ISD, Dkt. No. 255-SE-0614 (Hearing Officer Sandra Garcia Huhn, October 31, 2014). Summary: The student attended school in the Cedar Hill Independent School District and was eligible...

LABOR & EMPLOYMENT

Retaliation DID THE UNIVERSITY RETALIATE AGAINST THE EMPLOYEE FOR HER SEXUAL HARASSMENT COMPLAINT? Case citation: Ward v. Jackson State University, __Fed. Appx. __, 2015 WL 795826 (5th Cir. 2015) (unpublished). Summary:  In August 2011, Jackson State University hired...

GOVERNANCE

Charter District Bonds ATTORNEY GENERAL CONSIDERS EDUCATION CODE PROVISION LIMITING CHARTER DISTRICT BOND GUARANTEES Case citation: Tex. Att’y Gen. Op. KP-0005 (Feb. 27, 2015). Summary: The Commissioner of Education asked the Attorney General whether Texas Education...