Sweet Stevens Katz & Williams was recently successful in dismissing a claim under the Americans with Disabilities Act in federal court based on the argument that the former employee of a school district did not present sufficient evidence that she had a disability.
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Ellis Katz is a scheduled presenter at the 60th Annual Conference and Exhibition of the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials (PASBO). His s session is entitled “The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing Employees.”
Does a teachers' union truly have a guaranteed right to employ two strikes per school year?
The IDEA was revised in 2004 to include an explicit statute of limitations period for complaining parties to initiate due process complaints, however, arguments have been accepted by some courts that two years really means four years.
Sharon Montanye will participate on a panel of experts for an upcoming CLE program in Philadelphia entitled “The Due Process Hearing," hosted by the Pennsylvania Bar Institute.
On January 7, 2015, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) issued joint guidance on public school obligations to English Language Learners (ELL) in the form of a “Dear Colleague” letter.
Pennsylvania’s gifted education regulations provide limited conditions under which a district may decline to conduct a gifted multidisciplinary evaluation of a student whom parents or teachers suspect to be gifted and not receiving an appropriate education.
Although college courses exceed the scope of state and local curricular standards, the experience can be a bona fide part of an IEP...
What process must a school or municipal entity follow to subcontract support staff jobs historically performed by employees of a school or municipal entity to a private company?
An overview of the current teacher salary schedule model in Pennsylvania.