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SEMINAR: Learning Together 2018: Recent Developments in the Law and Practical Solutions for School Districts

Pullman & Comley's School Law Practice will hold its fourth annual statewide seminar, "Learning Together 2018: Recent Developments in the Law and Practical Solutions for School Districts" on Friday, March 2, from 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Sheraton Hartford South, Rocky Hill, CT. This half-day program features the agenda below and other hot topics facing Connecticut school districts in 2018.

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7:30 a.m. - 8:20 a.m. -  Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:20 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. -  Welcome and Introduction Mark J. Sommaruga

8:30 a.m. - 9:10 a.m. - "Lights, Cameras and the FOIA: Recent Developments"  – Mark J. Sommaruga

9:10 a.m. - 9:50 a.m. - "Negotiating the Future – Trends in Collective Bargaining"William R. Connon

9:50 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. - Break

10:00 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. - "Regulating Student Speech in Divisive Times"Stephen M. Sedor & Melinda B. Kaufmann

10:40 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. - "Assessing Website Accessibility: Is Your School’s Website ADA Compliant?"Russell F. Anderson

11:20 p.m. - 12:00 p.m. - "The Bully Pulpit – Addressing Student Harassment in the Digital Age"  – Michael P. McKeon & Zachary D. Schurin

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. - "LUNCH and HOT TOPICS: Alternative educational opportunities for expelled students + the future of union dues/service fees + your questions on any educational issues" - During lunch our attorneys will lead an interactive discussion relating to these hot topics and more, which will feature panelist Rebecca Adams of Connecticut Association of Boards of Education (CABE).