Welcome to the School Law Resources page which provides useful links to resources on the Internet related to colleges and universities, independent schools and public schools.

Colleges and Universities
Independent Schools Resources
Public Schools Resources
School Board Organization, Authority and Responsibilities

The Federal Role in Education, Generally

Federal Executive Agencies
U.S. Congress

The State Role in Education, Generally

CT Executive Agencies
CT General Assembly
CT Judiciary

The Board of Education

Board Operation
Regional Education Service Centers
Professional Organizations

The Superintendent

Professional Organizations

Freedom of Information

Freedom of Information
Public Records
Board Finances
Religion and the Schools

Teacher Employment, Evaluation and Dismissal

Employment of Teachers
Teacher Tenure and Dismissal
Teacher Evaluation

Teacher Certification

“Highly Qualified” Teachers


Residency and School Attendance
Supervision of Students and Student Discipline
Student Records
Student Rights
Child Abuse and Neglect

Special Education

The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973

Student Discipline

Collective Bargaining

General Issues
Certified Staff
Non-Certified Staff

Obligations of School Boards As Employer

Constitutional Rights / Discrimination
Other Employer Responsibilities
Education News
Other Resources for School Professionals