A local attorney, who also serves on the city’s Board of Apportionment and Taxation, criticized findings in the recently released city audit, in which the school board was cited for some $3.1 million in budget shortfalls. During the public comments portion of the Feb. 14 Board of Aldermen meeting, the board heard from Michelle Laubin, […]
The Connecticut School Discipline Collaborative is being launched to strengthen the Connecticut State Department of Education’s (CSDE) commitment to creating opportunities for all children to have an excellent education. National research shows that discipline practices that exclude students from instruction, such as suspensions and expulsions, have negative consequences for students including increased risk for grade-level […]
The upcoming CABE workshop on October 15 at the Inn at Middletown will cover a variety of current legal issues in education. Berchem Moses PC Senior Partner Michelle Laubin will discuss issues involving safety considerations both on and off the field, as well as a school district’s responses, liabilities and obligations to students with concussions.
Attorney Michelle Laubin recently presented a seminar for the Connecticut Bar Association’s Continuing Legal Education series regarding school expulsion law. The program was held on September 20, 2018 at the CBA Law Center in New Britain, Connecticut.
CABE Deputy Director and General Counsel, Patrice McCarthy, spoke as part of a panel at the workshop Responding to Hate and Bias Incidents presented by CABE, Connecticut ADL, CAPSS and CAS. Also pictured, left to right, are CAPSS Executive Director Fran Rabinowitz; Attorney Michelle Laubin, Berchem Moses PC; Bridgeport Public Schools graduate Tiana Krause; and […]
Reprinted with permission from the January 2018 CABE JournalArticle by Chris Seymour, Reporter, CABE A clinic at the 2017 CABE/CAPSS Convention sought to address a complex question: “Where Have We Gone Wrong? Why Are We Still Failing African American and Latino Male Students?” The session was led by a team from New Haven Public Schools, including […]
Attorneys Michelle Laubin, Christine Sullivan, Carolyn Dugas and John Khalil recently acted as peer reviewers for a new publication titled “Legal Resource for School Health Services”. The reference book addresses legal issues impacting all who provide health services in schools, counsel schools, and are responsible for school health services programs. The publication covers legal implications […]
Michelle C. Laubin, Senior Partner at Berchem Moses PC and Typhanie Jackson, Director of Pupil Services and Special Education for New Haven Public Schools, presented a workshop titled, “Race: It Does Matter … Practical Strategies to Improve School Climate Through Social Emotional Learning” at the 2016 CABE/CAPSS Convention held on November 18-19 at the Mystic […]
On September 24, 2016, Senior Partner Michelle Laubin and Associates John Khalil joined a crew of volunteers at the Hartford Public High School campus and worked diligently cleaning up trash, planting bulbs, and moving mulch on the school’s campus and around the neighborhood. This event was part of Green Apple Day of Service, a global […]