New York City recently joined a growing list of jurisdictions that have issued social media guidelines for teachers. The rush to create such guidelines has been driven by a perceived surge in inappropriate teacher-student...
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Abandoning a jury-rigged evaluation system based off new, potentially esoteric criteria and adopting a measurement system based on the IEP has an added benefit: it ties teacher success to student success. The new requirements would serve as a bolster to existing special education-related laws and regulations. The end result would be an increased likelihood of student success.
The Maryland Board of Education sent public schools throughout the state a very important message, when it issued an opinion reversing Talbot County Public Schools’ suspension of two high school lacrosse players — context matters.
The outcome of the Casey Anthony trial sparked a drive for a new law. “Caylee’s Law,” as it has been dubbed after Anthony’s daughter, would impose on parents a duty to report the death or disappearance of their children in the event such a tragedy occurs.
J.B.D. v. North Carolina – Supreme Court recognizes Miranda warnings are different for kids and adults
A recent opinion of the Supreme Court, however, provides juvenile defense attorneys with a powerful tool to fight back and more importantly gives kids a much better shot at receiving the same rights as adults suspected of criminal activity when being questioned by law enforcement.