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 [...]
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In a closely watched case from California, a federal judge refused to dismiss a complaint against the Compton Unified School District claiming that the District discriminated against students who were disabled because they were traumatized after witnessing or experiencing violence and other events in their homes and neighborhoods. The students, who sought to be named [...]
A Board adjourned to executive session to discuss the possible termination of its data coordinator, who was a non-tenured, nonteaching employee, in spite of employee’s legal counsel’s objection and request that the entire hearing be in public. The Board returned to public session to hear employee’s legal counsel presentation. The Board deliberated in executive session [...]