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District Court Ruling Extends Age of Eligibility for Special Education to Twenty-Two

On June 10, the United States District Court for the District of Connecticut issued a ruling regarding the age limitation for special education and related services which has significant implications for local and regional boards of education.  Connecticut General Statutes Section 10-76d(b), and Regulation 10-76d-1(a)(4) currently provides that a school district’s obligation to provide a free...

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What schools need to know about the final Title IX regulations

The U.S. Department of Education released its final regulations on sexual harassment under Title IX which includes many sweeping changes to the existing definitions and standards and imposes significantly greater obligations on local school districts, effective August 14, 2020. On July 8, 2020, Floyd J. Dugas, Chair of the firm's Labor & Employment practice, and Carolyn Mazanec Dugas, member...

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