A high school teacher in Michigan has filed suit in federal court against Arbor Public Schools after the school district ordered her to undergo a


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The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed suit on behalf of a Muslim employee against the Philadelphia School District, alleging that the school district’s


Continue Reading Department of Justice Sues School District Over Length of Beard Policy, Alleging Religious Discrimination

Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits public school systems that receive federal funding from intentionally discriminating on the basis of race,


Continue Reading The Second Circuit Upholds a $1 Million Jury Award to a Student Who Was Repeatedly Harassed by Fellow Students

Two recent decisions, one from the Sixth Circuit of Appeals and the other from the Ninth Circuit of Appeals, interestingly with both decisions having a
Continue Reading ADA Does Not Restrict School Districts When Teachers Can’t Perform Essential Functions of Job

Schools need to review their employment policies to ensure compliance with regulations clarifying the employer’s obligations under the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, more commonly referred
Continue Reading Employers Need to Update Policies Regarding Employee Genetic Information