August 15, 2014

Education Law: Sifting Garbage is not a Life Skill

 Education Law:  Sifting Garbage is not a Life Skill August 15, 2014 In Riverside County, California at Patriot High School in Jurupa Valley, the school’s idea […]
August 19, 2014

Education Law: Morgan State Settles Lawsuit

August 19, 2014 WBALTV.com: Moran State Settles Lawsuit Over Bat Attack
August 27, 2014

Education: Back to School

Back to School: The 70s vs. Today Huffington Post    
August 28, 2014

Education Law: School’s Mistake May Cost Student Full Scholarship

School’s Mistake May Cost Student Full Scholarship Source: ABC News School Districts will not improve until they are held accountable with the law of negligence.  This […]
September 3, 2014

Education Law: Rights of Students Violated in Expulsion

Rights of Colerain Students Violated in Expulsion Over Rap Videos Source: Fox19 This case, like others, illustrates the need for a clearer line between unconstitutional government intrusion […]
September 16, 2014

Education Law: Private School Vouchers

Private School Ruling Fuels Voucher Debate Citizens of every state should have the option of using their own tax dollars to choose the educational model for […]
September 17, 2014

Education: School police across the country receive excess military weapons and gear

School police across the country receive excess military weapons and gear Schools do not need to be weaponized by the Federal Government.  Why does a public […]
September 19, 2014

Education Law: Search of Student’s Cell Phone Violates Fourth Amendment Rights

Search of Student’s Cell Phone Violates Fourth Amendment Rights            Subsequent to the Supreme Court’s ruling in Riley v. California, a court […]
September 26, 2014

Education Law: Florida Court Dismisses Teachers Union Suit

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 […]
October 2, 2014

Education Law: ‘Sexting’ Investigation at Coachella High School

Sexting Investigation at Coachella High School Source Article: The Desert Sun With the school year underway and students in the routine of school, homework, and socializing, […]
October 6, 2014

Our Office Has Moved!

Kivel & Howard LLP Has Moved Our physical address is now: Kivel & Howard LLP US Bancorp Tower 111 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 1900 Portland, Oregon […]
October 8, 2014

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

Sheridan mom wants answers after son broke neck at school Read Source Article from KATU
October 13, 2014

Education Law: Wasted School Time Forces Court Intervention

Wasted School Time Forces Court Intervention Read More from Cabinet Report
October 13, 2014

Education Law: Pennsylvania District Settles

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 […]
October 17, 2014

Education Law: Some Harvard Professors Oppose Policy on Assaults

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 […]
November 18, 2014

Cabinet Report: Deconstructing Classroom Seating

Cabinet Report: Deconstructing Classroom Seating Read More: http://www.cabinetreport.com/curriculum-instruction/deconstructing-classroom-seating
December 11, 2014

Free Speech and Education

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 […]
December 19, 2014

Education Law

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