School Law

Explore Philadelphia

Shop the Reading Terminal Market: A food lovers paradise, this is America’s oldest farmers market!  Nearly seven million visited this indoor gem for the delicious sandwiches, artisanal cheese, unique desserts.

Thursday Night Dine-Arounds

COSA will make several Dutch treat dining reservations around the city for Thursday night. Reservations will be for groups of about ten. Stay tuned for restaurants as we line them up a few weeks before the seminar.

Airport and Travel

Headquarters Hotel:
Philadelphia 201 Hotel
(formerly the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown)
201 N 17th Street
Philadelphia, PA 

Hotel Information

Navigating Student Walkouts and Mass Protests

This brief outline will help school districts identify issues and potential responses to meet the challenges arising from student mass protests. It is the appendix to Coercion, Conscience, and the First Amendment: A Legal Guide for Public Schools on the Regulation of Student and Employee Speech (1/31/2018). First Amendment Guide link

Vidal v. Nielsen (New York v. Trump) Preliminary Injunction Order

NSBA is pleased to report that a federal district court judge in New York has issued a nationwide preliminary injunction in Vidal v. Nielsen (New York v. Trump), a case in which NSBA and other national educational organizations filed an amicus brief supporting plaintiffs challenging the DACA rescission.  The judge ordered the administration to resume processing renewal requests under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program until the full case is resolved.

Davison v. Rose (4th Cir.)

Governance: Whether public office holder's private social media account constitutes a public forum for Fisrt Amendment purposes?

R.M. v. Gilbert Unified School District (9th Cir.)

Special Education & Disabilities: Whether IDEA's FAPE requirement that a student's IEP must provide educational benefit as defined by Endrew F.  outweighs IDEA's preference for such benefit in the least restrictive environment.

School Law Practice Seminar Materials by Session

Thursday, October 19

Time and Location

Session

Topic and Presenter

9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Location:  Belmont

Work-Alike Luncheon Meetings

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