Legal Articles, Government

Injured Student Holds School Accountable Despite Immunity

Blog post on when a school will have liability for harm that students suffer even though they are normally protected by the doctrine of governmental immunity.

School Board "Obligated" to Utilize Drug-Sniffing Dogs, Says Court

Blog post about the use of drug sniffing dogs in public schools.

School Fails to Disprove Young Student's Immunity Exception

Blog post about a school's liability when there is an exception to the doctrine of governmental immunity.

Economic Redistricting Results in 'De Facto' School Segregation

Blog post about how a court has found that some districts in Connecticut have led to de facto school segregation.

21 Year Old Convict Entitled to Special Education, Says Court

Blog post about an incarcerated student who was determined to be eligible for special education services.

Gifted Student's Needs Not Entitled to Special Education

Blog posts about the rights of gifted students to special education in Connecticut.

Citizen Group Challenges State Funding for Education

Blog post about the issue of how public education should be funded in Connecticut.

New Haven's Budgetary Decisions Negate Claim to State Funding

Blog post about the laws regarding funding of public education in Connecticut.

Termination of Autism Paraprofessionals Violates Public Policy, Says Court

Blog post about a termination of autism paraprofessionals that was found to have been a violation of public policy.

Parent's Special Education Claim Fails By Ignoring Administrative Remedies

Blog post about parents who unsuccessfully sued the school board of their town after they failed to use the proper administrative remedies.

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