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Last year, national news sources gave wide coverage to a story involving a 12-year-old Florida girl who committed suicide following extensive online bullying. Prior to committing suicide, the girl received a barrage of hate...more
The Illinois Appellate Court recently held that a superintendent, principal, and board of education were immune from liability for a parent’s claims regarding the alleged bullying of her daughter. In Hascall v. Williams,...more
A school district’s failure to properly address bullying of students with disabilities could result in a denial of a free appropriate public education (FAPE) for those students. This is the message clearly conveyed to school...more
A Nevada high school student sent “instant messages” to his friends from his home computer that threatened mass shootings at his school. School officials suspended the student based on the threat to school safety and the...more
Ruling Strengthens Ability of School Districts to Suspend and Expel Students to Protect Students and Staff -
Recognizing the increasing difficulties school administrators face in evaluating potential threats of...more
No school should tolerate bullying, teasing or hazing. Yet these types of behaviors occur frequently in countless classrooms across the country. If your child is bullied, you may feel helpless. However, New Jersey has taken...more
On August 20, 2013, the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) released a “Dear Colleague Letter” providing an overview of school districts’ responsibilities under the Individuals with Disabilities...more
A report published by the National Collaborative for Hazing Research and Prevention at the University of Maine shows that 55% of college students across the United States that participate in clubs, organizations and athletic...more
The State Board of Education recently announced it was beginning the process to adopt regulations to implement AB 1575 (2012) and AB 9 (2011) regarding bullying. AB 1575 prohibits school districts from charging students fees...more
In Zeno v. Pine Plains Central School District, the school district lost its challenge to a $1 million damage award for student-on-student harassment. Former student Anthony Zeno prevailed at trial against his school district...more
On December 3, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit affirmed the District Court’s decision that the Pine Plains Central School District violated Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964....more