A significant practice area of Sweet Stevens Katz & Williams is the defense of various employment matters both in court and in arbitration. Some recent successes are shared.
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The United States Department of Education recently released its annual Office of Civil Rights report. The number of complaints made to OCR in 2015 was 10,392 - the most ever in a one-year period.
Are emails educational records that parents can request at will?
Mark Cheramie Walz was interviewed on WITF's "Smart Talk" radio on a recent ruling that said a student could be punished for comments made outside of school on social media.
LGBT is a growing issue in schools. The firm offers some background on this issue as it relates to Title IX and the recent ruling in G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board.
Sweet, Stevens, Katz & Williams LLP is again playing a major part in the upcoming Lehigh University 44th Special Education Law Conference.
Sweet Stevens attorneys are slated to speak at one of the featured programs of the 2016 conference of the Pennsylvania Association of Pupil Service Administrators.
The IDEA requires that parents be given an opportunity to participate in meetings and discussions related to their child's special education. How does this affect a district's approach when their native tongue is not English?
In light of a recent court decision, there are some important things for school districts to consider when conducting manifestation determinations.