Administration Files Amicus Brief on Behalf of Parents & Child in Forest Grove School District v. T.A.

This week, the Obama Administration filed an Amicus Brief on behalf of T.A. and his parents in Forest Grove School District v. T.A. (Case No. 08-305). The Administration argues that Continue Reading →

Supreme Court: Oral Arguments in Forest Grove v. T. A. & Safford v. Redding

The Supreme Court agreed to hear and decide several education cases this term. In February, the Court issued a surprising unanimous decision in Fitzgerald v. Barnstable Sch. Committee, 555 U. Continue Reading →

Supreme Court Rules Parents can Sue School Officials under Discrimination Laws

Jacqueline, a kindergarten student, was sexually harassed by a third-grade boy while riding the school bus. The child’s parents brought this to the attention of school administrators immediately. The principal Continue Reading →

Law – Damages? Deliberate Indifference? Lawsuit Against Hawai’i DOE Goes to the Jury

(Archived from 10/09/08) After a 4 1/2-week jury trial, the first damages case against the Hawai’i DOE went to the jury 24 hours ago. Three more cases alleging deliberate indifference Continue Reading →