Posted in: Special Education Law


Decoding Ohio's New Truancy Law for Students with Disabilities

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  When Ohio updated its truancy law in 2017, the move required schools to emphasize prevention over punishment. Lawmakers shifted the focus from court proceedings to intervention strategies in schools, hoping students will return…

Special Education Legal Update: Session One

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On September 18, 2017, Christina Henagen Peer and members of Walter | Haverfield's Education Law Section will be speaking at the "Special Education Legal Update: Session One" (program presented by Walter | Haverfield LLP, in partnership with…

Special Education Legal Update Seminar

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On March 13, 2017, Christina Henagen Peer will be speaking at the Special Education Legal Update Seminar, at the Educational Service Center of Cuyahoga County, in Independence, Ohio.

SPED Legal Update

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Christina Henagen Peer will be providing a SPED Legal Update on January 24, 2017, at the Mahoning County Educational Service Center, in Canfield, Ohio.

The Sixth Circuit Steps into the Transgender Debate By Affirming The Highland Local Decision

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The ongoing debate regarding the responsibilities of public school districts with respect to transgender students has continued to be fueled by a new decision from the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. On December 15, 2016,…

Providing FAPE to students who aren't yours (and other unique scenarios)

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On March 4, 2016, Christina Henagen Peer spoke at the 2016 OSBA Special Education Law Workshop, in Columbus, Ohio. The topic of her presentation was, "Providing FAPE to students who aren't yours (and other unique scenarios)."