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Court of Appeals holds duty for student transportation is careful and prudent

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 29 2014

Last year, the Fourth Department held a district responsible for a student's injuries before she boarded a school bus. This was a marked departure

Positive impact of the recent 3020-a amendments on a school district’s ability to manage tenured teachers

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

Although no one would argue that the process for removal of a tenured teacher pursuant to 3020-a of the Education Law of New York is optimal

Second Circuit says least-restrictive environment requirement applies to extended-year placements

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2014

On April 2, 2014, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held that the least-restrictive environment requirement (LRE) under the

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

  • Hodgson Russ LLP
  • -
  • 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