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The Texas Attorney General Calls for Religious Equality in the Use of a Frisco ISD Prayer Room; Frisco ISD Superintendent Responds

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New DOE and DOJ Resource on SRO-Related Policy and Practice

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Federal Court Allows Suit to Proceed Challenging School District Display of Ten Commandments

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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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Do IDEA’s LRE Requirements Apply to Preschool Students with Disabilities?

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Ruling from Supreme Court on Special Education Case

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Texas Lawmaker Files Bill to Expand Sex Education Requirements for Schools

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Injunction Banning Transgender Students from Using Bathrooms Based on Gender Identity Will Likely Remain in Place

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Living in Gray: Kevin Curtis’ Journey with Restorative Practices

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SXSW Edu 2017: The Week in Review

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Making Wrongs Right: Eloise Sepeda’s Journey in Implementation with Restorative Practices

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Another “Bathroom Bill” is on the Table in Texas this Legislative Session

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Pennsylvania Judge Issues Injunction in Transgender Student Case

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Departments of Education and Justice Withdraw Transgender Guidance Letters

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Legal Developments

Lawsuit Alleged Sufficient Facts for Student to Pursue Negligence Claims Against the District

Arlington Indep. Sch. Dist. v. T.P., No. 02-16-00249-CV, 2017 WL 526311 (Tex. App. Feb. 9, 2017). The parents of R.T. sued Arlington Independent School District for negligence, alleging that R.T. was injured while a passenger on a district school bus.  The district...
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Court Finds No Disability Discrimination or Retaliation Stemming from the Counselor’s Termination

Eubank v. Lockhart Indep. Sch. Dist., No. 1:15-CV-1019-RP (W.D. Tex. Jan. 17, 2017). Magdalena Eubank was a counselor in the Lockhart Independent School District when she was terminated for a number of work performance deficiencies.  A hearing was held before an...
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Court Finds No First Amendment Violation for Employee’s Criticism of the Board

Boyd v. Mount Pleasant ISD, Dkt. No. 2:16-CV-00233-JRG-RSP (E.D. Tex. Jan. 9, 2017). Gerald Boyd was employed by Mount Pleasant Independent School District (MPISD) when he made public comments at a board meeting regarding alleged waste, fraud, and abuse of tax dollars...
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