Articles: Laws

Alison DeNisco
Students attending the charter PRIDE Prep in Spokane, Washington may need to find a new school in coming months, as the state’s Supreme Court declared unconstitutional the 2012 law allowing charter schools.
Legislative action around charter schools continues, with many states creating new provisions for funding and facilities
Chris Nicholson
Students in Baltimore City Public Schools now receive free breakfast and lunch every day under the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act’s Community Eligibility Provision.
Federal program allows schools with high poverty rates to replace traditional, tiered-price meal programs
Matt Zalaznick
Students at Thurgood Marshall High School in San Francisco USD celebrate Gay-Straight Alliance Day to promote a positive climate for transgender students.
Law backs districts’ transgender accommodations, including access to all facilities, use of chosen name and community outreach
R. Pepper Crutcher
R. Pepper Crutcher, Jr., is a labor and employment attorney with Balch & Bingham LLP’s Affordable Care Act Strategists Practice Group. He regularly advises businesses, schools and other entities on their obligations under the Affordable Care Act.
An IRS “shared responsibility” rule is open to interpretation

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