Education & School Law

Rod Lewis to participate in seminar about special education law

Published March 17, 2017

He will discuss how to successfully handle disciplinary actions for special needs students and how to ensure successful due-process procedures.

Alabama Department of Education issues rules about charter schools

Published September 17, 2015

The new rules became effective September 17, 2015.

Chris Pape and Woody Sanderson speak to Leadership Huntsville about education issues

Published May 05, 2015

They spoke about the new charter schools act and the proposed consent order in Hereford v. Huntsville City Schools.

Plaintiffs must exhaust administrative proceedings under Rehabilitation Act

Published April 29, 2015

Eleventh Circuit affirms decision in favor of firm’s client in case involving special education services.

New charter school law signed by governor

Published March 19, 2015

Alabama School Choice and Student Opportunity Act signed on March 19, 2015.

Rod Lewis makes presentation about special education law

Published December 09, 2014

Presentation part of seminar sponsored by the National Business Institute for educators and others.

Rod Lewis quoted in news article about Section 504 investigations

Published February 01, 2014

Quotation appears in the Febraury 2014 edition of Special Ed Connection.

School board can terminate teacher

Published November 29, 2012

In spring 2012, the Huntsville City Board of Education terminated a third-grade teacher because she had been accused of mistreating students. The principal alleged that the teacher had created a hostile learning environment.

New laws affecting education passed by Alabama Legislature.

Published June 01, 2012

During the 2012 session, the Alabama Legislature passed several new laws affecting schools and school boards.

Rod Lewis participates in 2011 Mega Conference

Published July 18, 2011

The conference held for Alabama educators.

Rod Lewis and J. R. Brooks speak at CLAS Law Conference

Published February 09, 2010

Lewis talked about the Individuals with Disability Education Act (IDEA) and Brooks talked about teacher tenure laws.

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