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December 19, 2014  |   Category: Uncategorized   |   Posted by:

Quick Rework of School Law on the Way http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/2014/12/15/kline-expect-quick-rework-of-school-law-in-2015/

Free Speech and Education

December 11, 2014  |   Category: Uncategorized   |   Posted by:

Read: Pompeo Opinion It is well settled that the First Amendment right to free speech exists in the university classroom – even when a student’s viewpoint clashes with the professor.  The lesson here is that if a state college or university professor opens up a classroom debate to all viewpoints, then the professor cannot then punish the student for expressing a viewpoint the professor deems inflammatory and offensive.  The ...

Cabinet Report: Deconstructing Classroom Seating

November 18, 2014  |   Category: Uncategorized   |   Posted by:

Cabinet Report: Deconstructing Classroom Seating Read More: http://www.cabinetreport.com/curriculum-instruction/deconstructing-classroom-seating

Education Law: Some Harvard Professors Oppose Policy on Assaults

October 17, 2014  |   Category: Uncategorized   |   Posted by:

Some Harvard Professors Oppose Policy on Assaults This highlights the dynamic between victim rights and the Accused's rights under Title IX and due process.Read More From The New York Times

Education Law: Pennsylvania District Settles

October 13, 2014  |   Category: Uncategorized   |   Posted by:

Pennsylvania district settles “I ♥ boobies” bracelet suit, agrees to pay ACLU $385,000 Students do have First Amendment rights to support worthy causes, even when the message has the potential to offend.Read More from Legal Clips

Education Law: Wasted School Time Forces Court Intervention

October 13, 2014  |   Category: Uncategorized   |   Posted by:

Wasted School Time Forces Court Intervention Read More from Cabinet Report

Education Law in Oregon: Sheridan mom wants answers after son broke neck at school

October 08, 2014  |   Category: Uncategorized   |   Posted by:

Sheridan mom wants answers after son broke neck at school Read Source Article from KATU

Our Office Has Moved!

October 06, 2014  |   Category: Uncategorized   |   Posted by:

Kivel & Howard LLP Has Moved Our physical address is now:Kivel & Howard LLPUS Bancorp Tower111 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 1900Portland, Oregon 97204 Please note that we are now on the 19th floor of the US Bancorp Tower

Education Law: ‘Sexting’ Investigation at Coachella High School

October 02, 2014  |   Category: Uncategorized   |   Posted by:

Sexting Investigation at Coachella High School Source Article: The Desert SunWith the school year underway and students in the routine of school, homework, and socializing, now is a good time for parents to discuss the issues of privacy and appropriate communication.  This story is a good reminder that students in public schools have little to no rights to privacy for District provided equipment ...

Education Law: Florida Court Dismisses Teachers Union Suit

September 26, 2014  |   Category: Uncategorized   |   Posted by:

Florida court dismisses teachers union suit challenging law expanding state’s voucher program Judge's decision helps pave the way for a good voucher system to help Florida's system of education innovate and meet the needs of some of its most deserving students. Read More on THE Source