Substitute Teacher Shortage Reaches Crisis Level in Pennsylvania Schools: How You Can Help

By: Laurie A. McCarthy, Esquire [email protected] If you turn on the news or have school-aged children, you have probably heard about the substitute teacher shortage. Just like other workforce shortages and supply chain issues, substitute teacher shortages are being felt across the country. Each state is handling the shortage differently; some are calling on parents […]

School Boards 101: Educating Your School Community

By: Laurie A. McCarthy, Esquire [email protected] Date: August 23, 2021 Since March of 2020, school boards have been in the public eye far more than ever before. Virtual meetings have increased public attendance, and school boards have had to address many challenging and heated topics surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and education. With summer winding down […]

School Law Alert: Honoring Do Not Resuscitate Orders

By: Lisanne L. Mikula With increasing frequency, medically-fragile students, such as those who have life-threatening conditions or who are receiving palliative care, attend school when possible.   Despite the inherent medical risks which may accompany school attendance, parents and guardians of medically-fragile students, and the pediatric medical professionals who treat them, recognize the benefits of school […]

Public Education: It’s A Constitutional Right!

By: Matthew H. Fry, Esquire        [email protected] Our partner Robert M. DiOrio, Esquire has successfully defeated an improper attempt by a Chester County school district to exclude a student for alleged non-residency.   This victory for the student and his family highlights that public education is not only a valuable but a constitutionally-protected right as well. The school district had […]

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