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EDUCATION LAW INTO PRACTICE (ELIP)
This special section of the Education Law Reporter is sponsored by the Education Law Association and published for members and library subscribers in subsequent issues of its ELA Notes bi-monthly periodical. Each year ELA publishes 16-20 of these articles. Peer-reviewed scholarly articles by noted experts represent a broad range of education law topics.
Here are some samples:
Trunk, D., Russo, C. & Osborne, A., Preventing Tragedies Before They Occur: The Need for Suicide Prevention Programs in Schools, 339 Educ. L. Rep. 1 (2017), 53(1) ELA Notes 13 (2018-Q1-2).
Fossey, R., Eckes, S. & DeMitchell, T., "Stupid but Constitutional": Courts Continue to Limit Teachers' Curricular-Related Speech, 342 Educ. L. Rep. 880 (2017), ELA Notes 9 (2018-Q2-2).
Zirkel, P., An Updated Comprehensive Comparison of the IDEA and Section 504/ADA, 342 Ed.Law Rep. 886 (06/29/17), ELA Notes 15 (2018-Q3-3)342 Ed.Law Rep. 886 (06/29/17), ELA Notes 15 (2018-Q3-3).
Safety and Security
Russo, C., Eckes, S. & Osborne, A., Schools and the Legalization of Marijuana: An Emerging Issue, 343 Ed.Law Rep. 647 (07/27/17), ELA Notes 11 (2018-Q3-2).
Decker, J. & Hurwitz, S., Post-Endrew Legal Implications for Students with Autism, 344 Ed.Law Rep. 31 (08/10/17), ELA Notes 7 (2018-Q3-1).
Russo, C., Osborne, A. & Dolph, D., Record-Keeping for Students with Disabilities, 318 Educ. L. Rep. 616 (2015), 51(4) ELA Notes 20 (2016-Q4-4).
Sports and Extracurricular Activities
Osborne, A. & Russo, C., A School Board’s Obligation to Provide Accommodations So Students with Disabilities Can Effectively Participate in Extracurricular Activities, 322 Educ. L. Rep. 1 (2015), 52(1) ELA Notes 11 (2017-Q1-2).
Each spring ELA produces 5-7 webinars which are available to members at no additional charge. Non-members may attend the webinars live for $99 each, and gather your colleagues to learn together. Select webinars are archived for members to view and learn at their leisure.
Posted below is a video from Professor David Schimmel who gifted his entire series to ELA, which is posted in our webinar archive for members, and a helpful webinar on communicating with the press.
This link to the bookstore will show you the webinars on the current calendar.
Due to copyright and other issues, the link(s) to these webinars should not be shared electronically.
Video posted with permission to ELA
Introduction to School Law
By UMASS Prof. Emeritus David Schimmel
Communicating with The PressOriginally presented 4-11-2018
By Peter Fagen & Terilyn FindersFagen Friedman Fulfrost, LLP
[22-Mar2018] Friedenberg v. School Board of Palm Beach County: Does Suspicionless Drug Testing of Applicants for Substitute Teacher Positions Violate the Fourth Amendment Rights of the Applicants?
By Robert C. Cloud, Richard Fossey, and Clifford Harbour
[23-May2018] State of Arizona v. Maestas, 394 P.3d 21 (Ariz. Ct. App. 2017) : Medical Marijuana on College Campuses By Richard Fossey, Dawn M. Broussard, and Robert C. Cloud
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Sample Periodicals & Book Excerpts
In addition to the sample materials you may find on the other pages, at the core of member benefits is the School Law Reporter and ELA Notes. The individual case summaries published in the School Law Reporter are also uploaded into a searchable case database to assist you members with their research needs.
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March School Law Reporter
ELA Notes - First Quarter 2018
ELA Notes - Third Quarter 2017
November School Law Reporter