Education & School Law

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.

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.

J. R. Brooks speaks at CLAS Law Conference

Published February 09, 2010

Mr. Brooks talked about teacher tenure laws.

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