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Students and Ridesharing: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

USA - December 14 2018 Ridesharing services, such as Uber and Lyft, continue to grow in popularity and use. The services are cost-effective, convenient, and require no…

Cathie L. Fields

Publicly Accessible Online Content May Require Closed Captioning

USA - March 22 2017 Beginning in 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice investigated complaints against the University of California, Berkeley, that Berkeley’s free audio…

Cathie L. Fields

FCC Issues Declaratory Ruling on “Robocalls” and Text Messages Sent by Schools

USA - August 18 2016 The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) was enacted in 1991 to lessen the impact of calling practices that invade consumer privacy and threaten…

Lisa R. Allred, Theodore Lieu, Sharon J. Ormond

Federal Government Issues Guidance on Ensuring Educational Stability for Children in Foster Care

USA - June 24 2016 On June 23, 2016, the U.S. Departments of Education and Health and Human Services issued joint guidance on the new provisions in the Every Student…

Cathie L. Fields, Adam J. Newman, Gabriel Sandoval

Federal Government Issues Guidance to Ensure Gender Equity in Career and Technical Education Programs

USA - June 17 2016 On June 15, 2016, the Offices for Civil Rights and Career, Technical, and Adult Education within the U.S. Department of Education (“Department”)…

Anna J. Miller, Gabriel Sandoval