Education Law

U.S. Supreme Court Deals With Two Cases Affecting Teacher-Retirement Plans
October 15, 2019



Retired teachers from Washington state and Puerto Rico had the attention of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday, however briefly or tangentially.
In one case, the justices declined to take up a case involving the accrual of interest in the Washing...
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Transgender Issues at School a Subtext as High Court Weighs Sex-Bias Cases
October 8, 2019



The U.S. Supreme Court held two hours of intense arguments Tuesday about whether the main federal job-discrimination law protects gay, lesbian, and transgender employees, with the justices expressing concerns about how their ruling might play out for r...
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Educators on Alert as Supreme Court Takes Up Title VII Cases on LGBT Rights
October 4, 2019


The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday takes up a high-profile set of cases that has attracted keen attention among educators: whether the main federal employment-discrimination law protects workers on the basis of sexual orientation or transgender status.
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Teens who don't date are less depressed and have better social skills
September 6, 2019
Dating, especially during the teenage years, is thought to be an important way for young people to build self-identity, develop social skills, learn about other people, and grow emotionally.
Yet new research from the University of Georgia has found that not dating can be an equally be...
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PE fitness tests have little positive impact for students
July 30, 2019
A new study reveals that school fitness tests have little impact on student attitudes to PE -- contrary to polarised views on their merits -- and for many students, fitness testing during PE may be wasting valuable class time when used in isolation from the curriculum.
The new researc...
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School psychologists develop intervention to reduce hallway disruptions
July 22, 2019
A gamelike intervention developed by school psychology researchers in UT's College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences may help reduce hallway disruptions among elementary school children.
The intervention rewards classes of students for quickly transitioning from one room or act...
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ISCRDconnect (Video): Compliance Tips for Special Education Administrators
April 17, 2018
Hear from an industry insider how to stay in compliance when working with students who have special learning needs or considerations. ISCRDconnect is a series of video learning sessions designed to share best practices and innovative programs in the fields of special education and cognitive disorder...
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