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.
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?
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.
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.
If protected union speech creates a dangerous situation, how should the district - as an employer - respond?
Information and guidance on charter schools' accountability can be found in the Charter School Law.
Just last month, amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure took effect, which alter provisions for Electronically Stored Information, including e-mail.
Once an entity is on notice of actual or likely litigation, the requirement to preserve documentation related to that litigation is triggered.