Education Law for Principals - Issue #3The third of 3 issues devoted to current legal news for principals and other administrators.
The reversal of the Fifth Circuit en banc, in Bell v. Itawamba County School Board, creates new lessons for school districts regarding student speech, campus disruption, and the First Amendment.
Learn about how a Texas school district is using the CATCH program.
Education Law for Principals - Issue #2
Some more conference Q&A addressing student searches and SB 107.
3 NEW SCHOOL LAW RULINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
Puckett v. Clarksville Indep. Sch. Dist., No. 14-41153, 2015 WL 4864517 (5th Cir. Aug. 14, 2015).
The Fifth Circuit upholds a jury verdict regarding liability of a school district and a principal in a case involving student molestation.
Stennett v. Tupelo Pub. Sch. Dist., __ Fed. Appx. __, No. 13-60783, 2015 WL 4569205 (5th Cir. July 30, 2015).
The Fifth Circuit reverses an age discrimination suit.
Hill v. Cundiff, __ F.3d __, 2015 WL 4747048 (11th Cir. 2015).
This Eleventh Circuit case deals with the rape of a student used as bait in a sting operation conducted by the district.
Fall Special Ed Law Edition of Postscripts
Issues will be published in November, December, and January.