Last week, the Education Committee considered HB 5339 and, after discussion, voted to advance it beyond the committee. The proposed bill would prohibit institutions of

Continue Reading Proposed Legislation Would Bar Institutions of Higher Education from Considering School Disciplinary History in Admissions

The Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) has released a data snapshot about education access for students with disabilities drawn from OCR’s 2020-21 

Continue Reading Office for Civil Rights Releases New Data Snapshot Regarding the 2020-2021 Civil Rights Data Collection

On Monday, February 5, 2024, the Region 1 Regional Director of the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) issued a Decision and Direction of Election

Continue Reading Regional Director of NLRB’s Region 1 Office Upends College Sports by Declaring That Student Athletes Are Employees

Last year, the General Assembly enacted several pieces of legislation that require school districts to provide parents of students receiving special education services with certain

Continue Reading SDE Develops New Notice About Special Education Mediation to Be Read Aloud at PPT Meetings

As an update to its previous 2017 guidance on the subject (the “2017 Guidance”), the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) released guidance for school

Continue Reading CSDE Releases Updated Guidance on Civil Rights Protections and Supports for Transgender Students