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School And Education Law Lawyers In East Greenwich Rhode Island

East Greenwich is a town in and the county seat of Kent County, Rhode Island, United States. The population was 12,948 at the 2000 census. It is the wealthiest municipality in Rhode Island and was named for Greenwich, England. Until 1854, East Greenwich was one of the five state capitals for Rhode Island. The General Assembly, when meeting in East Greenwich, used the local courthouse, which is today the town hall.

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 Rhode Island

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...