A school district in Dallas, Texas is under fire after a parent told a local TV news station that she was asked to provide a note from her "religious establishment" to excuse her child from missing school on Yom Kippur, according to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. The...
In Espinoza v. San Benito Consolidated Independent School District, No. 17-40839, 2018 WL 5018491 (5th Cir. Oct. 12, 2018), the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld the judgment in favor of the San Benito Consolidated Independent School District in a case...
According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), there has been a heightened demand for information and advice on workplace sexual harassment since the start of the #MeToo movement one year ago. The EEOC says it is stepping up enforcement of workplace...
Highlights and links to resources regarding new guidance from ESSA for supporting homeless students.
The 11th Annual Back to School Program will feature a comprehensive review of legal developments that will impact the day-to-day operations of public schools from the classroom to the principal’s office to the board room.
Bring your Administrators, Lead Counselors, Special Ed. Staff, and Central Office Team!
3 NEW SCHOOL LAW RULINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
State of Texas v. United States of America, Dkt. No. 7:16-cv-00054-O (N.D. Tex. August 21, 2016).
The most current litigation on transgender students and bathrooms.
Brinsdon v. McAllen ISD, Dkt. No. 15-40160 (5th Cir. 2016).
The Fifth Circuit looks at whether a student’s free speech rights were violated.
Ziegler v. Martin County School District, Dkt. No. 15-11441 (11th Cir. 2016).
First and Fourth Amendment questions about student detention are answered by the Eleventh Circuit court.