January 22, 2018

Hope remains for ‘Dreamers’ despite Trump action on DACA

Written by: Beth L. Sims, Esq. and Elizabeth A. Ledkovsky, Esq. On Sept. 4, 2017, U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey Sessions announced the Trump administration’s intent to […]
May 2, 2016

Why every adult in your school district should know this term: ‘Child Find’

Written by: Michael K. Lambert, Esq A high-achieving student – let’s call her Sara – begins to show signs of social difficulties. Her attendance begins to […]
March 2, 2015

Teacher Termination – Test Fraud Case Tried by Beth Sims

Special ed teacher terminated for testing misconduct By Kimberly A. Fanniff SENIOR STAFF ATTORNEY The Poughkeepsie City School district recently procured a termination award in a […]
April 4, 2014

Despite parental misgivings over testing, law leaves little discretion for districts

Written by: Beth L. Sims, Esq. While standardized testing has never been popular among students, it usually has been viewed as necessary by adults. However, recent […]