Personnel Law Conference - Issue #2The second of 3 issues devoted to current legal news for HR directors and other school administrators
A Fifth Circuit case analyzes the 2008 amendments to the ADA which broadened the definition of what constitutes a “disability”.
An Austin ISD school starts a new program to help end student social isolation.
Fall Special Ed Law Edition of Postscripts
A question about evaluations and nonrenewal after an administrative change is answered.
4 NEW SCHOOL LAW RULINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
Bosque v. Starr County, Texas, __ Fed. Appx. __, 2015 WL 7434292 (5th Cir. 2015).
Three county employees terminated after reporting a County Commissioner’s alleged wrongdoing will have their case re-tried, says the Fifth Circuit.
Brown v. Katy Independent School District, 2015 WL 67935 (S.D. Tex. 2016).
A trial court rejects a nurse’s Fourteenth Amendment and discrimination claims filed after a termination.
Manuagwu v. Edgewood ISD, Dkt. No. 003-R1-09-2015 (Comm’r Educ. Nov. 4, 2015).
Exceptions to the hearsay rule applied in this teacher’s nonrenewal hearing, the Commissioner found.
Salazar v. Sinton ISD, 049-R1-07-2015 (Comm’r Educ. Sept. 10, 2015).
A testing-coordinator is appropriately non-renewed after being reprimanded, the Commissioner found.