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Education law is the legal discipline covering all issues pertaining to schools, from kindergarten through higher education. Historically, attorneys practicing education law have worked toward expanding access to a high-quality education for all children, as well as providing for greater access to higher education. But this practice area has expanded to include issues such as students’ rights; teachers’ rights; school safety; discrimination; conduct and discipline; special education; curriculum; and education options such as homeschooling and charter schools.

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Coronavirus: Guidance For Schools

This winter, schools have had to cope with a particularly difficult cold and flu season and, now, are grappling with how to respond to concerns about the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (“2019-nCoV”). What is Novel Coronavirus? The Centers for Disease Control (“CDC”) has been closely monitoring the 2019-nCoV, which was first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China and has caused an [...]

Back To School: CFPB And ED Agree To New MOU

A new Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) and the US Department of Education (ED) appears to signal an end to the turf war between these two agencies regarding the handling of complaints related to federal student loans. It also ends a period during which the CFPB and ED failed to maintain an MOU, as required by [...]

Education law encompasses the right to a free and appropriate public education, as well as issues with school safety and discipline, special education, and student civil rights.Attorneys who practice education law may be skilled or focused on several of these legal areas.