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School And Education Law Lawyers In Walpole Massachusetts

Walpole is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. It is located about 17.9 miles south of Boston and 23.5 miles north of Providence, Rhode Island. The population was 22,824 at the 2000 census. Walpole was first settled in 1659 and was considered a part of Dedham until officially incorporated in 1724. The town was named after Sir Robert Walpole, de facto first Prime Minister of Great Britain.

What is school and education law?

Education and school law cover the laws and regulations that govern federal and state education, including the administration and operation of educational institutions, school athletics, instruction methods, programs, and materials. This area of law encompasses issues relating to school faculty, staff, and students, including school discipline and discrimination based on race, color, national original, sex, or disability. Special education law refers to the laws and regulations that govern the teaching of students with special needs. These needs may be learning or physical disabilities, behavioral problems, talents, or academic aptitude that cannot be satisfied in a regular classroom.

Answers to school and education law issues in Massachusetts

Students have certain rights depending on whether they are attending a private or public school or university. A...

All too commonly school districts do not find children who have disabilities eligible for special education. In...