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School And Education Law Lawyers In Steubenville Ohio

Steubenville is a city located along the Ohio River in Jefferson County, Ohio on the Ohio-West Virginia border in the United States. It is the political county seat of Jefferson County and is sometimes considered part of the Pittsburgh Tri-State area, unofficially as a suburb. It is also a principal city of the Weirton–Steubenville, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 19,329. Steubenville is called the City of Murals because more than 25 murals can be found in the downtown area. It is the home of Franciscan University of Steubenville, Eastern Gateway Community College (formerly Jefferson Community College), and Old Fort Steuben. During its heyday in the period of the 1940s-60s, Steubenville was popularly known as "Little Chicago," a nickname that, on the one hand, evoked the city's prolific industry and downtown bustle, while on the other hand suggesting Steubenville's reputation for crime, gambling, and corruption. It is the birthplace of legendary singer and actor Dean Martin, actress, producer and director Traci Lords, television commentator and oddsmaker Jimmy the Greek, Snyder and Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Rollie Fingers.

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 Ohio

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...