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Public School Advocacy Groups Seek Supreme Court Review of “Stay-Put” Placements in Private Schools

Posted in Student Issues
One of the most important due process protections afforded to disabled students under the Individuals With Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) is the principle of “stay-put” or “pendency” placement. This provision prohibits school districts from changing a disabled student’s placement while there is a pending litigation. In essence, it requires the student’s placement to remain static… Continue Reading

‘I ♥ Boobies’ Bracelet Case Continues on to the U.S. Supreme Court

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The U.S. Supreme Court is being asked by the Easton Area School District in Pennslyvania to rule on the claim that the “I ♥ Boobies” bracelet supporting breast cancer awareness is lewd and should be banned from schools. Both the federal district court and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit have ruled… Continue Reading