Individual Educational Plans. Legal news and articles for April 28 - 30, 2017

Employers: Is Your Unpaid Internship Program Legal?South Africa president signs anti-money laundering lawResponding to foster kids like Alex, LA County acts to protect educational stabilityIndy attorney Everett to speak at May 15 Lunch with a LawyerOrban scolded by EU over law targeting Soros's universityNC attorney general tells DeVos he is investigating Charlotte School of LawNC attorney general tells DeVos he is investigating Charlotte School of LawMinistry ratifies first law on educationEvers announces plan to comply with federal education law amid threat of lawsuitDo Richmond schools violate the Constitution?NASRO to Host School Safety Summit for Law Enforcement, Education LeadersBrown v. Board of Education Fast FactsNASRO to Host School Safety Summit for Law Enforcement, Education LeadersThe DeVos factor in transforming educationEvers announces plan to comply with federal education law amid threat of lawsuit

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Committee Backs High Court Nominee Despite Criticism on Special Education
Education Week (subscription) (blog)April 3, 2017

Holmes, a case in which Gorsuch wrote a dissent in favor of a New Mexico 7th grader whose disruption in a gym class, including "fake burps," led to his arrest for violating a state law against disrupting the educational process. Sen. John Kennedy, R-La ...more »

Four things Texans want the Legislature to know about special education
Texas TribuneApril 5, 2017

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, or IDEA, is a federal law meant to ensure there are educational services for eligible students with disabilities, according to its website. However, some parents expressed concern over what they called ...more »

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Employers: Is Your Unpaid Internship Program Legal?
SHRMApril 30, 2017

Employers would be well-served to focus recruiting efforts for unpaid internship programs on individuals who will receive a demonstrable training or educational benefit from the internship, according to Kristy Offitt, an attorney with Ogletree Deakins ...more »

South Africa president signs anti-money laundering law
JURISTApril 30, 2017

[JURIST] South African President Jacob Zuma signed the anti-money laundering Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment (FICA) [text, PDF] on Saturday to combat tax evasion and money laundering in the country. The global Financial Action Task Force ...more »

Responding to foster kids like Alex, LA County acts to protect educational stability
LA Daily NewsApril 30, 2017

Alex moved to his uncle's house in December 2014, after a foster care placement failed to work out, one of many such arrangements since he entered the system at age 11. The move to his uncle's was meant to be permanent, but when Alex was accused of ...more »

Indy attorney Everett to speak at May 15 Lunch with a Lawyer
Terre Haute Tribune StarApril 29, 2017

The lawyer of the month provides an educational legal presentation while they enjoy a complimentary lunch. ... She earned her law degree in 1988 from Indiana University Maurer School of Law, and her bachelor's degree in 1985 from Indiana University.more »

Orban scolded by EU over law targeting Soros's university
The Peninsula QatarApril 29, 2017

The European People's Party, a Christian Democratic alliance that includes Orban's governing Fidesz party, told Hungary to “take all necessary steps” to comply with an EU probe into a new education law in the country that restricts foreign-funded colleges.more »

NC attorney general tells DeVos he is investigating Charlotte School of Law
News & Observer (blog)April 29, 2017

N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein's office has written to U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, informing her of its investigation of the troubled for-profit Charlotte School of Law. The April 12 letter, signed by Special Deputy Attorney General Harriet ...more »

NC attorney general tells DeVos he is investigating Charlotte School of Law
Charlotte ObserverApril 29, 2017

N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein's office has written to U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, informing her of its investigation of the troubled for-profit Charlotte School of Law. The April 12 letter, signed by Special Deputy Attorney General Harriet ...more »

Ministry ratifies first law on education
University World NewsApril 29, 2017

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas ratified the first Palestinian Law for Education and Higher Education on 6 April, after the cabinet submitted it on 7 March to replace the applicable Arab laws in the Palestinian territories (the Jordanian ...more »

Evers announces plan to comply with federal education law amid threat of lawsuit
Stevens Point JournalApril 28, 2017

Wisconsin would boost its four-year high school graduation rates and cut the achievement gaps among students in half over the next six years under the state's plan, made public Friday, to comply with the new federal education law known as the Every ...more »

Do Richmond schools violate the Constitution?
Richmond Free PressApril 28, 2017

“Education is the great equalizer. That's why they make it so hard to get,” Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wisely declared. Brown II gave our leaders time to do their constitutional duty. As a matter of law, educational policy and simple morality, surely ...more »

NASRO to Host School Safety Summit for Law Enforcement, Education Leaders
Campus Safety MagazineApril 28, 2017

A conference in Alabama will help executive-level leaders in law enforcement and education learn how to properly design school safety initiatives, including school resource officer (SRO) programs. The National Association of School Resource Officers ...more »

Brown v. Board of Education Fast Facts
KPAX-TVApril 28, 2017

December 9-11, 1952 - The Supreme Court hears arguments in Brown v. Board of Education. May 17, 1954 - The Supreme Court announces its ruling, "separate educational facilities are inherently unequal;" overturns Plessy v. Ferguson, Jim Crow laws and ...more »

NASRO to Host School Safety Summit for Law Enforcement, Education Leaders
Campus Safety MagazineApril 28, 2017

A conference in Alabama will help executive-level leaders in law enforcement and education learn how to properly design school safety initiatives, including school resource officer (SRO) programs. The National Association of School Resource Officers ...more »

The DeVos factor in transforming education
Crain's Cleveland Business (blog)April 28, 2017

Photo by CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Sarah Moore is a partner at the Cleveland office of Fisher Phillips, a national management-side labor and employment law firm. In addition to a variety of labor and employment matters, her practice focuses on K-12 public, ...more »

Evers announces plan to comply with federal education law amid threat of lawsuit
The Sheboygan PressApril 28, 2017

Wisconsin would boost its four-year high school graduation rates and cut the achievement gaps among students in half over the next six years under the state's plan, made public Friday, to comply with the new federal education law known as the Every ...more »

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