School Law

Webinar: Recent Guidance from the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice: Title IX, Section 504/ADA and more

Invite your school district clients to join you as the NSBA legal staff reviews important recent guidance documents issued by the U.S. Departments of Education and Justice.  We'll cover topics such as Title IX and sexual violence (especially with respect sexual orientation and gender identity), the ADA Effective Communication regulation, racial disparities in student discipline, Charter Schools, student records and data, and more.  We will discuss how the guidance documents reflect policy initiatives and how NSBA is engaging with the Departments on these issues. 

NSBA, PSBA and NASDSE Call on U.S. Supreme Court to Curb Lengthy IDEA Litigation

Alexandria, Va. (July 29, 2014 ) - The National School Boards Association (NSBA), joined by the Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) and the National Association of State Directors of Special Education (NASDSE), today filed a “friend of the court” (amicus) brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of M.R. v. Ridley School District. At issue in the case is whether school districts must continue paying for a student’s private placement once a court finds the school district provided the child with a free appropriate public education (FAPE). 

School Law Practice Seminar Agenda

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TSSAA v. Brentwood Academy (U.S. Sup. Ct.)

First Amendment—standard for free speech challenge to contractual terms promoting educational mission.

Meet the Board

NSBA Council of School Attorneys Board of Directors 2017–2018

Chair
DIANE MARSHALL-FREEMAN
Fagen Friedman & Fulfrost, LLP
Sacramento, CA

Chair-elect
PHILLIP L. HARTLEY
Harben, Hartley & Hawkins LLP
Gainesville, GA

Vice Chair
JAMES A. KEITH
Adams & Reese Law Firm
Ridgeland, MS

Secretary
JOY BASKIN
Texas Association of School Boards
Austin, TX

NSBA Amicus Brief DeRolph v. State (U.S. Sup. Ct.)

School Finance: state constitutional right to public education - availability of remedy - jurisdiction

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