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On January 12, 2017, Mallory Sofastaii of ABC 2 WMAR reported that Howard County Public Schools' (HCPS) Superintendent Dr.
According to a January 12, 2017 report by Brenda Rindge of The Berkeley Independent, Berkeley County's newly elected school board has voted to rescind a policy that prevented parent volunteers from serving as coaches. Opponents of the policy contended that banning volunteers from coaching
National School Boards Association (NSBA) and the School Superintendents Association (AASA) have submitted an amicus brief in Gloucester County School Board v. G.G., No. 16-273, urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse the U.S.
A January 11, 2017 report from Henry Gass of The Christian Science Monitor discusses two cases currently before the U.S. Supreme Court that will have an effect on the rights of disabled students under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Endrew F. v.
On January 11, 2016, Emma Brown and Robert Barnes of The Washington Post reported on oral argument in Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District RE-1, No.
On January 3, 2016, Gabby Gonzalez of Fox 59 reported that a dozen retired teachers had filed suit against Muncie Community Schools (MCS) alleging that they had been offered early retirement with the promise of continued insurance coverage, but district officials had reneged on that promise. According to the lawsuit, many high-paid M
According to a January 8, 2017 staff report from CBS News, three former members of the Galena High School (GHS) varsity football team, Mateo Lemus, Bryan Madison and Jake Berger, have filed suit against Washoe County School District (WCSD), GHS's principal and the team's head coach, Steve Struzyk.
On January 9, 2017, Christopher Magan of the Pioneer Press reported that the group of parents who brougt suit challenging Minnesota's teacher tenure law plan to appeal Ramsey County District Court Judge Margaret Marrinan's dismissal of their claim Minnesota’s system of seniority-based layoffs and other union protections for teac
Virginia state Del. Robert G.
On January 10, 2017, mySA published an article from the Associated Press (AP) reporting that the father of special education student had filed suit against Arab City Schools in Arab, Alabama alleging that his son was restrained in a chair, designed for therapeutic purposes, for disciplinary reasons.