Education Law for Principals - Issue #2The second of 3 issues devoted to current legal news for principals and other administrators.
The use of service animals on campus has been a topic of growing interest and, in July, the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division issued new guidance about service animals and the ADA in the form of an FAQ document. Here are the highlights.
A south Texas district leads the way in new technology.
Education Law for Principals - Issue #1
Some more conference q&A addresses: homeless students, HB 2349 and SB 107.
4 NEW SCHOOL LAW RULINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
Powers v. Sonora ISD, Dkt. No. 112-R10-0812 (Comm’r Educ. April 1, 2015).
This commissioner decision looks at the termination of a probationary contract.
Camara v. Dallas ISD, Dkt. No. 003-R10-09-2012 (Comm’r Educ. April 1, 2015); Madden v. Dallas ISD, Dkt. No. 002-R10-09-2012 Comm’r Educ. April 1, 2015).
This commissioner decision details what documentation of data needs to be shared with teachers within the ten day deadline.
Baxter v. Sherman ISD, Dkt. No. 092-R10-0612 (Comm’r Educ. April 30, 2015).
The commissioner weighs in on how certain lesson plan requirements may or may not violate the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Madden v. El Paso ISD, __ S.W.3d __, 2015 WL 4480871 (Tex. App. – El Paso 2015).
The Texas court of appeals upholds a dismissal of a discrimination and retaliation suit brought by a reassigned teacher.
Fall Special Ed Law Edition of Postscripts
Issues will be published in November, December, and January.