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ELA's 65th Annual Conference will take place Nov. 13-16, 2019 at the Waterside Marriott, Norfolk, Virginia. Submit conference presentation proposals online (deadline March 1). Watch for information and registration starting in April-May.
ELA's 64th Annual Conference, Nov. 7-10, 2018, Cleveland Downtown Marriott at Key Center
Oct. 31 Conference Program Updates
Complete 2018 Annual Conference Program
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• 2019 ELA Bookstore Catalog
• The Yearbook of Education Law 2018 (January 2019)
• Legal Issues of Faith-based and Other Nonpublic Schools, 7th Ed. (formerly Legal Problems of Religious and Private Schools, 6th Ed.)
• Administrators' Guide to Employment Law and Personnel Management in Schools
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• School Law Reporter - February 2019
• ELA Notes - February 2019
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Feb. 8 - Discipline & Nonrenewals
Feb. 19 - Sanctuary Schools
Feb. 28 - Social Media Searches of Candidates
Mar. 7 - Teaching Civic Education & Social Responsibility
Apr. 4 - Protecting Student Speech Rights
Apr. 9 - K-12 Students with Service Animals
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We are a national, nonprofit member association offering unbiased information to its professional members about current legal issues affecting education and the rights of those involved in education in both public and private K-12 schools, universities and colleges. For education professionals and legal advocates on behalf of educational institutions and individual clients, ELA remains an indispensable resource.
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• 2019 ELA Bookstore Catalog
ELA's 64th Annual Conference, Nov. 7-10, 2018, Cleveland Downtown Marriott Key Center
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