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Religion Funding and School

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In February 2004, the United States Supreme Court ruled that states withhold scholarships from students studying theology. The court’s 7-2 ruling

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Student Searches & Drug Testing

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In the school context, the legality of a search depends simply on the reasonableness, under all the circumstances, of the

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Supreme Court Preserves ‘God’ in Pledge

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On June 14, 2004, the Supreme Court preserved the phrase “one nation, under God,” in the Pledge of Allegiance,

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What is an Individual Education Program?

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The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires a school districts to provide an appropriate Individual Educational Program (IEP)

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Equal Education Opportunities Act

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Under the EEOA, a state is prohibited from denying equal educational opportunities to an individual on account of his or her

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Free and Appropriate Public Education (FAPE)

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This is a right guaranteed by law – all children are guaranteed to a Free and Appropriate Public Education.

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Individuals with Disabilities Act

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The IDEA was enacted to ensure that all children with disabilities have available to them a free appropriate public education that

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Individuals with Disabilities Education Act & Due Process

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IDEA establishes a series of procedural safeguards designed to ensure that the parents or guardian of a

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No Child Left Behind

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Under The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), states must improve the quality of their schools from year to

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Education Law and The First Amendment

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A school need not tolerate student speech that is inconsistent with its basic educational mission, even though the government

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