Education law encompasses the right to a free and appropriate public education, as well as issues with school safety and discipline, special education, and student civil rights. Attorneys who practice education law may be skilled or focused on several of these legal areas.
Education law encompasses issues in the education system pertaining to students, parents, teachers, schools, and school districts. Some of the laws that provide protections for education include:
A lawsuit against the school or school district may be appropriate if the school refuses to remedy a violation of law. An attorney experienced in the area of education and schools can help parents determine the best course of action regarding discrimination or other action by a school or school district, particularly where a violation of Constitutional rights may be involved.
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