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School And Education Law Lawyers In East Schodack New York

East Schodack, New York is a hamlet in Rensselaer County. It comprises the ZIP code of 12063. It is located southeast of Albany and Troy, New York, in the town of Schodack, New York. It is located in the northeastern corner of the town, and was formerly called Scotts Corners, which is also the name of another hamlet in Westchester County, New York. New York Route 150 is the main highway in the community. The East Schodack Fire District, the local fire department, had an election on December 9, 2009.

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 New York

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...