“Special Rules for Special Education”

As the school year starts, parents and students face a host of challenges: extra curriculars; new teachers and classmates; and for some families, understanding the rules governing special education for their children with disabilities or special needs. Special education is growing fast, both in the education and legal communities. This issue is quickly becoming one […]

“Back to School on Equal Terms”

Summer vacations are a distant memory, and students all over the country have packed their book bags and head back to school. Many young people―and their parents―don’t realize that a federal law, Title IX, protects the right of all students to receive equal opportunities at school, both inside and outside the classroom. Title IX prohibits […]