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Linda Yoder Quoted in Special Ed Connection Article, “Prepare gen ed teachers to attend, participate in 504 meetings”

Shipman & Goodwin attorney Linda Yoder has been quoted in the Special Ed Connection® article “ Prepare gen ed teachers to attend, participate in 504 meetings.” To read the full article, please click here.

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Last Chance to Register for Upcoming Seminar! On the Front Lines: Raising Awareness of Child Trafficking and Exploitation in Connecticut’s Schools

Register today and join us for the live event in Hartford or by live-streaming video webinar.*

According to Connecticut’s Department of Children and Families, between 100,000 and 300,000 American children are at risk for commercial sexual exploitation, and thousands … Read more

CLE Webinar: Strategies for Dealing with Difficult Employees

Join Shipman & Goodwin labor and employment attorneys Peter Murphy and Greg Jones for this complimentary CLE webinar reviewing effective legal strategies for dealing with difficult employees and the importance of a meaningful approach with regard to employee discipline. Presenters … Read more

SEE YOU IN COURT! – April 2019

The members of the Nutmeg Board of Education want to do what they can to improve student achievement in Nutmeg, which has been lagging in comparison to neighboring towns. The problem has been that there is no money for new … Read more

Seminar: On the Front Lines: Raising Awareness of Child Trafficking and Exploitation in Connecticut’s Schools

Register today and join us for the live event in Hartford or by live-streaming video webinar.*

According to Connecticut’s Department of Children and Families, between 100,000 and 300,000 American children are at risk for commercial sexual exploitation, and thousands … Read more

Reminder to Register – Upcoming Sexual Harassment Prevention Training Seminars

Don’t wait until it’s too late. There are steps you can take now to protect you and your business from costly litigation. This program will provide training and education on sexual harassment awareness and prevention for all supervisory personnel as … Read more

SEE YOU IN COURT! – March 2019

As the Nutmeg Board of Education was preparing to reconvene into open session after completing its executive session discussion last week, veteran Board member Bob Bombast told the Board to hold up because he had a concern.

Mr. Chairperson recognized … Read more

Providing an Effective Learning Environment: An In-Depth Discussion of Emerging Issues in Classroom Management

Today’s classrooms place considerable importance on providing environments conducive to learning.  Issues surrounding disruptive behavior, student and staff safety, anonymous reporting, and student-initiated electronic monitoring are becoming more prevalent, and now more than ever, school administrators are evaluating their approach … Read more

SEE YOU IN COURT! – February 2019

The Nutmeg Board of Education is in the thick of its budget deliberations, and the members are having trouble establishing priorities. Board members Red Cent and Penny Pincher are still smarting from the budget overrun in special education costs last … Read more

SDE Issues Guidance on Special Education Initial Evaluation Timelines

On December 21, 2018, the Connecticut State Department of Education (“SDE”) published updated guidance addressing the timelines for initial evaluations of students being evaluated for eligibility for special education and related services. As noted by SDE, both the federal Individuals … Read more

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