US Education Department opens investigations in five states over ban on school mask mandates

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The US Department of Education announced Monday that its Office for Civil Rights (OCR) had launched investigations in five states to determine whether statewide prohibitions on universal indoor masking are discriminatory against students with disabilities. .

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American Education: Child Indoctrination, Struggle Sessions and Debt Slavery

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Education and Academic Resources 2021

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Distance Learning Education KM Reference Resources Search Engines Search Strategies TrainingMarcus P. Zillman's guide comprises an extensive listing of resources and sites for students, researchers, teachers, infopros and parents, on multiple study areas.

Wills, Trusts, and Estates: The Essentials of Wealth Management

Speaker: Vi Pham, Attorney at Law

Wealth management is a guaranteed practice: as paralegals, it's essential that you know the complexities of wealth management in order to ensure that your client's rights are protected to their fullest extent. Join Vi Pham, Attorney and educator, in this exclusive webinar that will leave you feeling brushed up and ready. This seminar meets the requirements of the NALA Certifying Board for continuing legal education credit required to maintain the CP (Certified Paralegal) credential.

An Education On Defamation

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Afghanistan dispatches: ‘neither education nor money helped my people’

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Which is better: money or education? Some of us have chosen money because mostly education is costly, while others (depending on the country) have chosen education as they have a free education system available in their country.

Malaysia High Court rules Christians can use ‘Allah’ for religious educational purposes

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Wednesday’s decision ended a long legal battle pursued by Jill Ireland Lawrence Bill, a Christian Malaysian, after eight of her educational CDs were seized at an airport for containing the word “Allah” in the title. The post Malaysia High Court rules Christians can use ‘Allah’ for religious educational purposes appeared first on JURIST - News - Legal News & Commentary.

Idaho House approves bill imposing opt-in requirement for sex education

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The Idaho House of Representatives approved House Bill 249 on Friday, requiring parents to opt in for sex education of their children, as opposed to the blanket opt-out requirement that was in place earlier.

Will New Education Funding End School-to-Prison Pipeline?

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Historically, the American education system has been in dire need of reform, mainly to bridge the opportunity access gap, as well as address the glaring school-to-prison pipeline that exists in countless communities. Established Educational Challenges.

5 Tips on Furthering Your Legal Education

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Furthering your law education might sound like such a challenging task to navigate, but the truth is that it doesn’t have to be. News & Politics Law School law school debt law school outlines law school personal statement succeeding in law school

Will Eliminating Standard Tests Really Reduce Racial Disparities In Education?

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Some have called for the change to increase diversity in the schools, particularly after California voters refused to change the long ban on affirmative action in education under state law. Eliminating standardized scores will not erase true racial disparities in our educational system.

Law School Operated ‘Recklessly’ According To Department Of Education

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Law Schools Department of Education Florida Coastal School of Law Student LoansThe school disputes the findings.

Arizona House passes opt-in requirement for gender and sexuality school education

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The Arizona House of Representatives passed SB 1456 Bill on Wednesday, which requires parental permission before school districts provide gender and sexuality related education to school children.

Anne Arundel County Board of Education Hit with Lawsuit After Student Chokes to Death

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Arundel County Board of Education was recently hit with a wrongful death lawsuit after a student choked on a glove in class and died. Lawsuits & Litigation Anne Arundel County Board of Education choking lawsuit negligence student

LGBTQ Students, Activists Sue Department of Education for Giving Title IX Funds to Religious Colleges

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Jennifer Diaz Presenting at Global Trade Educational Conference 2021

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The NCBFAA Educational Institute invites all global logistics professionals to its 7th Annual Global Trade Educational Conference (GTEC). The post Jennifer Diaz Presenting at Global Trade Educational Conference 2021 appeared first on Customs & International Trade Law Blog.

US Education Department interprets Title IX to protect LGBTQ+ students

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The US Department of Education issued a notice of interpretation Wednesday to extend Title IX’s prohibition on sex-based discrimination to gender identity and sexual orientation, reversing the opposite stand taken by the Education Department under the Trump administration.

Myanmar dispatches: ‘even in this critical time, legal education in Myanmar should go on’

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JURIST EXCLUSIVE – A Myanmar law professor recently dismissed from her university post and now in hiding from the Myanmar military junta discusses the impact of the Myanmar military coup on law professors, law students and general legal education in Myanmar as the military takeover in that country enters its fifth month, with human rights, the rule of law, and lawyers themselves all repressed by the regime. But even in this critical time, legal education in Myanmar should go on.

“2021 Appellate Judges Education Institute Summit”

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“2021 Appellate Judges Education Institute Summit”: I received two emails from the AJEI today reminding me to “save the date” for this year’s Summit , which is scheduled to take place in Austin, Texas from November 11-14, 2021.

Sports Law Quiz by Sportiva Education | Cash Prize

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The post Sports Law Quiz by Sportiva Education | Cash Prize appeared first on LexForti Legal News & Journal. Greetings from Sportiva Team! We are proud to announce that we are taking a new step towards our endeavour, and are organising a “Sports Law Quiz”, on 2nd October 2021.

Uighur women sexually abused and tortured in Xinjiang ‘re-education’ camps: report

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Uighur women detained in Chinese “re-education” camps in Xinjiang have been systematically raped, abused and tortured, according to a detailed report by the BBC Wednesday. The report told the stories of women who were held, tortured and abused in the Xinjiang “re-education” camps. Beijing denies any accusations of sexual abuse and maintains that the educational centers are intended to reduce violent extremism and separatism by teaching vocational skills.

NCAA athletes win 9-0 on educational perks as Kavanaugh calls out ban on direct payments

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A federal district court in California agreed in part: It ruled that the NCAA could restrict benefits that are unrelated to education (such as cash salaries), but it barred the NCAA from limiting education-related benefits.

Educating The Legal Profession On LGBTQ Issues, Voting Rights Litigation, And More [Sponsored]

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Continuing Legal Education / CLE Sponsored Content LawlineIn Lawline's June lineup of CLE, learn how to better serve the LGBTQ community, understand the issues schools face as students return to in-person learning, and take action against extreme voting restrictions.

Hong Kong releases guidelines for ‘national security education’ curriculum in schools

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Hong Kong’s Education Bureau released guidelines Thursday for a new “national security education” curriculum that would see children as young as six being taught about the offenses of secession, collusion, terrorism and subversion under Hong Kong’s national security law (NSL). The post Hong Kong releases guidelines for ‘national security education’ curriculum in schools appeared first on JURIST - News - Legal News & Commentary.

US Supreme Court unanimously rules student athletes can receive education-related compensation

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Alston that student athletes can receive education-related compensation. ” The post US Supreme Court unanimously rules student athletes can receive education-related compensation appeared first on JURIST - News - Legal News & Commentary.

A day in the life of a public legal education volunteer

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We recently caught up with Adhiti Vedante, a public legal education volunteer, Adhiti kindly shared an overview of what she does on an average day, her career highlights, challenges, and hopes for the future. . A day in the life of a public legal education volunteer.

“We Cannot Mince Words”: San Francisco Education Official Denounces Meritocracy As Racist

JonathanTurley

Alison Collins, the Vice President of the San Francisco Board of Education, has declared meritocracy to be racist even in the selection of students at advanced or gifted programs. I believe such schools are important components to public education.

Student-loan discharges in bankruptcy and public education for disabled kids

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The post Student-loan discharges in bankruptcy and public education for disabled kids appeared first on SCOTUSblog.

NAACP Legal Defense Fund launches program to educate and train next generation of civil rights attorneys

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The NAACP Legal Defense Fund (LDF) on Monday announced the initiation of The Marshall-Motley Scholars Program (MMSP), which aims to educate and train individuals to become civil rights attorneys that will serve the needs of southern Black communities.

Registration is now open for the 2021 Appellate Judges Education Institute Summit in Austin, Texas

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Registration is now open for the 2021 Appellate Judges Education Institute Summit in Austin, Texas: The event will occur from November 11 to 14, 2021. I am planning to attend, and I hope to see you there! You can learn more about the event and register to attend via this link

Lawyer suspended for ‘incendiary’ Facebook posts must complete diversity education

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A South Carolina lawyer has been suspended for six months for Facebook posts about George Floyd and women’s tattoos that are “expressly incendiary,” according to…

How to Harness Your Learning Style as a Law Student

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“Fitch to ask U.S. Supreme Court to dismiss lawsuit claiming Jim Crow laws harm public education”

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Supreme Court to dismiss lawsuit claiming Jim Crow laws harm public education”: Bobby Harrison of Mississippi Today has this report “Fitch to ask U.S.

Education Firm's COVID-19 Losses Barred By Virus Exclusion

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A Mississippi federal judge on Tuesday nixed an educational consulting firm's bid for COVID-19-related business interruption coverage after determining that a virus exclusion within its insurance policy from Sentinel Insurance Co.

Education Department opens investigations on states prohibiting school masking requirements

ABAJournal

States with laws that prohibit indoor masking requirements, including at schools, might discriminate against students at risk for severe illness if they contract the COVID-19…

Learning In Unprecedented Times: The Changing Landscape For School Law [Sponsored]

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Continuing Legal Education / CLE Sponsored Content Education / Schools Education Law PLI Custom Unprecedented Practising Law Institute (PLI) UnprecedentedBack-to-school season looks different (again) this year thanks to COVID-19.

“Marbury v. the Education Department: Biden’s secretary defies the Supreme Court’s foundational decision from 1803.”

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the Education Department: Biden’s secretary defies the Supreme Court’s foundational decision from 1803.” “Marbury v. ” Professor Steve H. Hanke and law professor John Yoo will have this op-ed in Tuesday’s edition of The Wall Street Journal

Are Paralegals Meant to Survive This Decade?

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Careers Paralegal certification Paralegal compensation Paralegal education Paralegal utilization careers education law occupationIs there a bright future for Paralegals? The Bureau of Labor Statistics is out with their 2020 Occupational Outlook for Paralegals and Legal Assistants.

“Educate Yourself”: Seattle Human Rights Commission Dismisses Complaint Over Requiring Whites To Pay “Reparations Fees” For Parade

JonathanTurley

The Commission told Charlette LeFevre and Philip Lipson of Capitol Hill Pride that they needed to “educate” themselves and consider the harm that they would cause by being participants in the event. They declared themselves educated and regretful as the Commission suggested.