Special Supplement

COVID-19 Guidance and Case Law: Fall Update

November 10, 2021 Now that most schools have resumed full in-person instruction, the frequency and outcomes of COVID-19 legal issues are becoming clearer.  This latest summary provides an update since this past summer’s Special Supplement 9.  As explained below, the expected surge in the number and complexity of cases has not surfaced.  State complaint decisions… Continue reading COVID-19 Guidance and Case Law: Fall Update

Special Supplement

COVID-19 Guidance and Case Law: Summer Update

July 13, 2021 With many schools having resumed full in-person instruction by this past spring semester or planning for it for the start of the new school year, the frequency and outcomes of pandemic-related legal issues are becoming clearer.  The courts are slow in reaching definitive results, but the administrative level of state complaint and… Continue reading COVID-19 Guidance and Case Law: Summer Update

Monthly Legal Update

July 2021 Legal Update

This month’s update identifies recent court decisions illustrating (1) the evolving COVID-19 issues and answers under various legal bases, and (2) the continuing child find and FAPE interpretations and applications under the IDEA. Download the update and read more [PDF]. Additionally, the bonus article, Post Pandemic “Compensatory Services” [PDF] is an overview of the current… Continue reading July 2021 Legal Update

Special Supplement

COVID-19 Guidance and Case Law: Winter Update

February 17, 2021 With re-openings increasing across the country on at least a hybrid basis and vaccinations gradually extending to teachers at least in some districts, the outlines of the nature and extent of the FAPE obligation, including the remedies for its denial, are increasingly emerging in recent legal activity specific to students with disabilities.… Continue reading COVID-19 Guidance and Case Law: Winter Update