The newsletter of the ISBA’s Section on Education Law
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A look at the cases of Hansen v. Board of Trustees of Hamilton Southeastern School Corp. and Bremen High School Dist. No. 228 v. Mitchell.
Case update: Forest Grove School District v. T.A.
The United States Supreme Court recently interpreted the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) Amendments of 1997 and whether its provisions required a public school district to reimburse parents for the costs of their unilateral placement of their child in a private school, even when the school district had determined the child to be ineligible for special education services.
Case update: Safford Unified School District v. Redding
Thirteen year-old Savana Redding, an 8th grade student in Safford, Arizona, with no previous disciplinary history at the school, was subjected to a strip search by school employees at the direction of a school administrator after another student told the administrator that Savana had given her a prescription-strength ibuprofen pill.