In a well-reasoned opinion, a unanimous panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has reaffirmed that an independent school’s 501(c)(3)

Continue Reading Fourth Circuit Holds that an Independent School’s 501(c)(3) Status Does Not Constitute the Receipt of “Federal Financial Assistance” for Purposes of Title IX

Earlier this month, the Supreme Court considered whether James Freed, a city manager who maintained a “mixed use” Facebook account on which he posted information

Continue Reading Supreme Court Announces New Test for Determining Whether Social Media Posts Constitute State Action

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

The Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) recently released important guidance about when four common medical conditions may require accommodations under Section 504

Continue Reading OCR Releases New Resources Regarding Common Medical Conditions and Section 504 Compliance