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Last word on “boobie” bracelets from the U.S. Supreme Court

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 11 2014

Yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court denied a request by the Easton Area School District in Pennsylvania to declare the "I ? Boobies" bracelets as lewd

Department of Education releases new guidance on protecting student privacy while using online educational services

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 27 2014

The U.S. Department of Education's Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) recently released a new guidance to help school districts navigate

Using trademarks to increase revenue!

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2014

With schools strapped for cash, districts are looking for new or increasing revenue sources. For many years, colleges and universities have

Board of Regents applies for ESEA waiver for students with disabilities

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 24 2014

On February 10, 2014, the New York State Board of Regents released a memorandum detailing its decision to submit an Elementary and Secondary

NY State Education Department issues Special Education Field Advisory

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 5 2014

Yesterday, James P. Lorenzo at SED issued a Special Education Field Advisory outlining changes in regulations to the impartial hearing process. One

"Honest Services" statute

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 30 2014

Former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell may not have violated any Virginia statutes, yet he and his wife both face criminal prosecution under the

OCR’s latest interpretation on participation of disabled students in extracurricular athletic activities

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 24 2014

On January 25, 2013, the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued an important "Dear Colleague" letter. The letter was

OCR issues dear colleague letter to ensure schools’ compliance with federal anti-discrimination laws

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2014

On January 8, 2014, the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Justice issued a Dear Colleague Letter to assist schools in

School districts beware: stand-alone 105(h) plans generally prohibited

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 13 2014

Under guidance published by both the Labor and Treasury Departments, beginning with the 2014 plan year, employers (including school districts) may no

NYS Legislature establishes state Justice Center for the Protection of People With Special Needs

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 26 2013

The Justice Center for the Protection of People With Special Needs opened on June 30, 2013. The center, established by the Protection of People with