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Latest Developments from the Connecticut General Assembly: The Education Committee Has Spoken (Part Three - Even More Bills)
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Latest Developments from the Connecticut General Assembly: The Education Committee Has Spoken (Part Two: Funding-Related Bills)
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Can Your Board Legally Censure a Rogue Board Member Without Violating the First Amendment?  Absolutely Says Unanimous U.S. Supreme Court
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Decision Time: What Does the End of Statewide Mask and Vaccination Mandates Really Mean for Connecticut Schools?
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More Pandemic-Era Meeting Issues: Practical Concerns and Pointers
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The FOIA and the Pandemic: New (temporary?) Provisions on "Remote" and "Hybrid" Meetings for Public Agencies
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Native American Mascots: An Emerging Legal Landscape - Part Three
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Executive Order 10E and the Municipal Budget Process in 2021: Similar (But Not Quite Back) to "Normal"
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A Costly Mistake: Waiting Too Long To Correct an Error in an IEP
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March is Maple Month!
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Executive Order 10 Requires Public Schools to Continue Paid Leave Under the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act
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Part III in a Series: Is Your District Prepared to Implement the New Title IX Regulations at the Start of the 2020-2021 School Year? The Formal Complaint Process
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Special Education in the Age of the Coronavirus
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What If Your District Shuts Down and Cannot Meet the 180 School Day Minimum for Instruction?
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Guidance to Address COVID-19
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Pullman & Comley Attorneys To Speak at CABE/CAPSS Annual Convention
UNNECESSARY ROUGHNESS: COACHES, CONCUSSIONS AND THE CONSTITUTION IN MANN V. PALMERTON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
BAD IDEA: ATTORNEY’S FEES AND THE HIGH COST OF IGNORING STAY PUT IN M.R. & J.R. V. RIDLEY SCHOOL DISTRICT
STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PROVIDES PROPOSED FINAL DRAFT OF GUIDELINES FOR EXPULSIONS AND ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION (Part 2)
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL COACH DOES NOT HAVE THE RIGHT TO PRAY ON THE 50 YARD LINE AFTER THE GAME – LESSONS FROM THE NINTH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS
When Can Schools Ban a Parent or a Third Party from School Property and School Events?
Make Sure Your Mandatory Reporting Policies And Trainings Are Up To Date
Violation of Stay-Put Provisions Under the IDEA Can Be Costly
Who is Considered A Parent For Purposes of Accessing School Records?
Social Media and Student Discipline - Where Are We?
The Aftermath: Developments From The 2017 Regular Session of The Connecticut General Assembly Affecting Schools
Public Act 16-67 - Are Your Background-Check Practices Compliant?
United States Supreme Court Defines Standard For Special Education: Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District RE-1
A Kindergarten Student and Her Dog Named Wonder: What Rights Do Students Have To Service Animals In The Classroom?
Undocumented Immigrants, The Schools And The Obligations To Cooperate With “ICE”
Pullman & Comley's Third Annual Statewide School Law Seminar - March 3, 2017
A Cadillac, A Serviceable Chevrolet Or Something In Between: The Supreme Court Is Poised To Redefine The Standard Of Education That Must Be Provided To Special Education Students
Homework for 2017 – Making Sure Your District’s Wellness Policy is Up to Date!
They're Back! What Can Schools Expect from the 2017 General Assembly Session?
Trump and Transgender Student Rights -- An Early Decision For The President-Elect In Gloucester County School Board v. G.G.?
Pullman & Comley's School Law Practice Hosts Fall Special Education Legal Issues Forum
I Meant What I Said: Transgender Student Rights In Connecticut In The Face Of The Latest Federal Court Developments
The Aftermath Of The CCJEF Ruling: What Is Next For Public Education In Connecticut?
Get Ready for the Changing Landscape of Expulsions
Foliage, Frost, Frozen Ponds and The FOIA (Part Three): Trying To Do The Right Thing Is A Good Thing Under The FOIA
Foliage, Frost, Frozen Ponds And The FOIA (Part Two): Can You See My Notes (And Calendar)?
Foliage, Frost, Frozen Ponds and The FOIA: More Interesting Cases From The FOIC (Part One)
Transgender Student Issues - The Feds Speak, But Is It Really News In Connecticut?
Drafting Agendas: Three Reasons to be More Specific than “Attorney-Client Privileged Communication – Executive Session Anticipated”
G.G. v. Gloucester County School Board – A Tipping Point on Transgender Student Access Issues?
Post-Friedrichs, The Agency Fee Ground Is Still Shaking Mightily, But For A Different Reason
So You Need A New Board Member: Legal Concerns When Filling Vacancies
What Can Schools Expect from the 2016 Connecticut General Assembly Session?
Are You Training Your Teachers on Trauma-Informed Practices?
Pullman & Comley's Second Annual Statewide Education Law Conference - February 26, 2016
Attorneys Are Not So Special After All: The FOIA and the Need for Specific Agenda Items
Pullman & Comley Attorneys Speak at CABE/CAPSS Annual Convention
FOIA is FUN: Somewhat Recent Reminders from the Freedom Of Information Commission
Hypnotic Suggestion: North Port High School and the Complicity of Indifference
Website Posting Requirements - Make Sure Your District’s Website Is Legally Compliant
Upcoming Presentations on LGBT Issues
The FOIA, Charter Schools and "Charter Management Organizations:" The FOIC and the Legislature (Sort Of) Speak
School Buses Exempted from Property Tax
Pullman & Comley’s Inaugural Statewide Education Law Conference (February 27, 2015)
Board of Education Term Limits: Are They Legal ?
Is the CHRO Expanding its Reach into Schools and Police Actions?
When a Meeting is Not a Meeting, at Least According to the FOIC
Student Injury Case: Did the Governmental Immunity Defense Just Get Weaker?
Let's Go To The Videotape: Can School Security Videos Be Subject To Disclosure Under FOIA?
Warning-Your E-mail Just Became a Meeting: Mauer v. Member, Board of Education, Regional School District No. 1 and The Dangers of Using The “Send”, “Reply“ and (Especially) “Reply All” Buttons
Oops and the FOIA, Part One; Kadri v. Groton Board of Education and Protections From the Accidental Disclosure of Attorney-Client Privileged Documents
Bridgeport Board of Education v. NAEG, Local RI-200: What is the Appropriate Punishment for Actual and Perceived Threats in the Workplace?

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