Individual Educational Plans. Legal news and articles for February 29 - 29, 2012

Judge blocks Ariz. law that barred day laborers from streetsCampaign for High School Equity Calls for Strong Accountability in Federal ...Carl Sandburg College BCE offering Spanish course for law enforcement26 states seek relief from education lawWidener's Ammons calls for commitment to education, justiceUniversal Kindergarten Now A LawNo Child Left Behind: House Republicans Vote To Update Education Law26 states seek relief from education lawSchools and breaking the 'piggyback'Court rules school board takeover violated state law26 states seek relief from education lawCommentary: Why Diversity Still MattersOhio, 25 other states seek relief from education law26 states seek relief from education lawConcord Law School Celebrates Graduation of 106 Students

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FHP cracking down on 'Move Over' law violators
Palm Beach PostFebruary 4, 2012

Baker, a Florida Highway Patrol trooper, is among the thousands of Florida law enforcement agents who plan to keep an eye out this month for violators of the state's "Move Over" law as part of a education campaign. The law requires drivers to move over ...more »

Budget, education, retirement aren't only issues in session
Shreveport TimesFebruary 5, 2012

But under current law, the thieves — if caught — can be prosecuted for theft of only the value of what they have stolen, sometimes only $20. Any theft of items valued less than $100 is a misdemeanor. Harris' House Bill 48 "takes into account the ...more »

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Judge blocks Ariz. law that barred day laborers from streets
USA TODAYFebruary 29, 2012

By Michael Winter, USA TODAY In another blow to Arizona's strict immigration law, a federal judge today blocked enforcement of a provision that banned day laborers from congregating to get jobs. The Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund ...more »

Campaign for High School Equity Calls for Strong Accountability in Federal ...
MarketWatch (press release)February 29, 2012

The bill strips away important civil rights protections in the federal law designed to close achievement gaps and to graduate more students ready for college and careers. The Campaign for High School Equity (CHSE), a coalition of leading civil rights...more »

Carl Sandburg College BCE offering Spanish course for law enforcement
Galesburg Register-MailFebruary 29, 2012

The course teaches basic greetings and general Spanish vocabulary, and focuses on law enforcement commands and phrases, traffic laws and problems, raids, weapons, accidents and injuries, people descriptions and the Miranda warning in Spanish.more »

26 states seek relief from education law
MiamiHerald.comFebruary 29, 2012

By KIMBERLY HEFLING AP Education Writer WASHINGTON -- More than half of all states applied by this week's new deadline to be freed from the most strenuous requirements of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law, the Education Department said Wednesday.more »

Widener's Ammons calls for commitment to education, justice
Newark PostFebruary 29, 2012

Linda Ammons, associate provost and dean of Widener University School of Law, said that America must recommit to education while continuing the push for justice and diversity began by civil rights pioneers such as Delaware's Louis L. Redding.more »

Universal Kindergarten Now A Law
Manila BulletinFebruary 29, 2012

MANILA, Philippines — Education Secretary Br. Armin Luistro FSC welcomes the passing of the Universal Kindergarten Bill into law - the Republic Act (RA) 10157 — giving the department more elbow room to institutionalize reforms in basic education...more »

No Child Left Behind: House Republicans Vote To Update Education Law
Huffington PostFebruary 29, 2012

02/28/12 08:25 PM ET AP WASHINGTON — A House committee has passed a pair of Republican-backed bills that would update the No Child Left Behind education law by shifting a significant amount of control over schools out of the federal government's hands.more »

26 states seek relief from education law
Boston.comFebruary 29, 2012

By Kimberly Hefling AP Education Writer / February 29, 2012 WASHINGTON—More than half of all states applied by this week's new deadline to be freed from the most strenuous requirements of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law, the Education Department ...more »

Schools and breaking the 'piggyback'
Baltimore SunFebruary 29, 2012

Maryland's constitution mandates that every student have access to an adequate (indeed, "thorough" is how it's described) education. Court cases have backed this up, and the state legislature's response was the Bridge to Excellence in Education Act, ...more »

Court rules school board takeover violated state law
Bridgeport NewsFebruary 29, 2012

State education officials violated the law when they took over the Bridgeport School Board, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled in a 6-1 decision late Tuesday. The city's elected board did not receive training as required by state law before it was ...more »

26 states seek relief from education law
KKCO-TVFebruary 29, 2012

This means that King Obama has just re-written yet another law with the stroke of his pen. by Anonymous on Feb 29, 2012 at 11:11 AM Of course, wouldn't want to be held accountable for churning out the next crop of less than capable human resources.more »

Commentary: Why Diversity Still Matters
Diverse: Issues in Higher EducatioFebruary 29, 2012

Ultimately, the Supreme Court‚Äôs decision ruled that the US Constitution ‚Äúdoes not prohibit the Law School's narrowly tailored use of race in admissions decisions to further a compelling interest in obtaining the educational benefits that flow from ...more »

Ohio, 25 other states seek relief from education law
Columbus DispatchFebruary 29, 2012

The Ohio Supreme Court ruled 7-0 today that real-estate title documents maintained by Cuyahoga County are records under the state's public-records law. The Dispatch public affairs team talks politics and tackles state and federal government issues in ...more »

26 states seek relief from education law
The Seattle TimesFebruary 29, 2012

More than half of all states applied by this week's new deadline to be freed from the most strenuous requirements of the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law, the Education Department said Wednesday. By KIMBERLY HEFLING AP Education Writer No comments ...more »

Concord Law School Celebrates Graduation of 106 Students
SunHerald.comFebruary 29, 2012

... including Ph.Ds, MDs, and individuals with Masters degrees in engineering, criminal justice, business management, and taxation. John McKay, currently a professor at Seattle University School of Law, will be the key note speaker.more »

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