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- Mother sues Chicago district over son's football eligibility. // American School & University Exclusive Insight;10/11/2012, p1
The article reports that Beverly Boone is suing the Chicago school district after Fender High School officials declared her son, Darrien Boone, ineligible to play high school football as a matter of spite after she pulled him out of Fenger in November 2011 in fear for his safety.
- Settlement by Wisconsin Schools Called Credit Positive by Moody's. Shields, Yvette // Bond Buyer;3/27/2012, Vol. 379 Issue 33686, p5
The article reports on the move of the five school districts in Wisconsin to settle their lawsuit with Stifel Financial Corp and join forces to take aim at the RBC Capital Markets LLC.
- Legislator files suit to keep Francis Howell teaching job. Baraba, Sarah // Wentzville Journal;4/17/2013, Vol. 51 Issue 16, pA4
The article reports on a lawsuit filed by Bryan Spencer, a legislator for the House of Representative's 63rd District in Missouri, on April 4, 2013 to challenge the Francis Howell School District's decision to dismiss him from his teaching job after winning in the August 2012 primary elections.
- Elementary School Can Build Four-Acre Solar Energy Field. // Land Use Law Report;2013, Vol. 41 Issue 5, p5
The article discusses the court case Northampton Area School District vs. Zoning Hearing Board (ZHB) of Township of Lehigh which deals with zoning. The court held that the ZHB improperly denied the plaintiff's application to build a solar energy field on its property based on the age of the...
- Teaching Sensitively. ZIRKEL, PERRY A. // Principal;Nov/Dec2012, Vol. 92 Issue 2, p46
The article discusses the court case Doe v. Cape Henlopen School District in Delaware, and presents a question-and-answer discussion that shows the potential for litigation in curriculum. The parents of Nancy Doe, a student in the public schools of Cape Henlopen filed suit in federal court...
- Swim Suit. Wolohan, John T. // Athletic Business;Apr2012, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p22
The article describes the court case Schor versus Whitesboro Central School District in New York, wherein the latter was sued for alleged failure to accommodate the plaintiff's disability. The plaintiff joined Whitesboro Senior High School' swim team, with his parents informing the school and...
- Out of Bounds. Wolohan, John T. // Athletic Business;May2012, Vol. 36 Issue 5, p18
The article discusses the Helen Barton v. North Slope Borough School District of Alaska, 2012 court case where a spectator injured on an August 17, 2007 football game sues for damages due to negligent football-field design and supervision. The superior court ruled the district was not liable for...
- New hire a dud? Have hiring manager fire. // HR Specialist: New York Employment Law;Dec2010, Vol. 5 Issue 12, p1
The article discusses a court case wherein Carl Smith accused the Tuckahoe School District in Tuckahoe, New York for terminating his employment due to racial discrimination. It says that when the superintendent fired Smith, he sued for racial discrimination and allegedly says the superintendent...
- Teacher sues after district makes her remove religious items from classrooms. // American School & University Exclusive Insight;1/15/2013, p1
The article reports on a lawsuit that has been filed by Joelle Silver, science teacher at Cheektowaga High School in New York, against the Cheektowaga Central School District contending that school officials censored her speech by demanding the removal of religious items from her classroom.