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Save the Date: OSC’s Hotline Seminar, October 10, 2016

The attorneys of Smith Peters Kalail Co., L.P.A., provide a free legal seminar to members of Ohio Schools Council’s Legal Hotline program.  This year’s seminar will take place on Monday, October 10, 2016, at the Cuyahoga County Educational Service Center, located at 6393 Oak Tree Blvd., Independence, Ohio 44131.  We look forward to seeing you!  

U.S. Department of Education proposes new IDEA regulations to address disparate treatment of disabled students of color

On February 23, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education proposed new IDEA regulations to address the disparate treatment of students of color who have disabilities.  The proposed regulation is meant to address two disparities identified by USDOE.  First, students of color are disproportionately more likely to be identified as children with disabilities.  Second, disabled students [...]

Construction class teacher is immune from liability for student’s table saw injury.

Student sued school board and construction class teacher after student cut his fingers while using a table saw in class.  At the beginning of the semester, the teacher taught and demonstrated the safe use of power tools, discussed literature about power tool safety, and required all students to read a textbook that included information on [...]