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Student Rights in 2017: Transgender Students, Special Education, Cameras in the Classroom, and More

Contains material from Apr 2017

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Session 1: Reasonable Accommodations: A Discussion of Logistics and Practical Implications – Get practical tips on handling accommodation requests, including tips for working with health care providers, from the perspective of a former General Counsel turned Human Resources Administrator.
 
Session 2: Collision of Individual Rights – Student speech, service animals in classrooms, and managing dangerous behaviors—learn to navigate the contentious intersection of individual rights in the school setting.
 
Session 3: Best Practices for Working with Transgender Students – Gain practical guidance for working with students, staff, school boards, and community members on the multi-faceted issues related to transgender students.
 
Session 4: There Is No Escaping Special Education Issues for the School District Attorney – Hear a discussion on the vocabulary, issues, regulations, and key cases about which all school attorneys should be aware.

Session 5: Cameras in the Classroom – Review the new Texas Education Code provision requiring the installation and operation of cameras in certain self-contained special education classrooms. Listen to a discussion about the relevant Commissioner’s rules and recent Attorney General opinion, gain practical application tips, and understand FERPA implications.
 
Session 6: Discrimination and Student Discipline – Schools are increasingly focused on maintaining safe school environments while avoiding any illegal discrimination or claims of illegal discrimination. Listen to a discussion about alternative discipline techniques, the role of the Campus Behavior Coordinator, and other methods of using student discipline data to achieve optimal environments.
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Total Credit Hours:
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TX MCLE credit expires: 4/30/2020

Includes: Video Audio Paper Slides

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1. Reasonable Accommodations: A Discussion of Logistics and Practical Implications (Apr 2017)

Cynthia Rincón

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Video (mp4) 30 mins
Audio (mp3) 30 mins
Paper (pdf) 14 pgs
Slides (pdf) 17 pgs

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SESSION 1 — 30 mins, credit 0.50

Session 1:

Reasonable Accommodations: A Discussion of Logistics and Practical Implications (Apr 2017)

Get practical tips on handling accommodation requests, including tips for working with health care providers, from the perspective of a former General Counsel turned Human Resources Administrator.  

Originally presented at: Feb 2017 School Law Conference

Cynthia Rincón, Fort Worth ISD - Fort Worth, TX

2. Collision of Individual Rights (Apr 2017)

Eric G. Rodriguez

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Video (mp4) 31 mins
Audio (mp3) 31 mins
Paper (pdf) 18 pgs
Slides (pdf) 9 pgs

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SESSION 2 — 31 mins, credit 0.50

Session 2:

Collision of Individual Rights (Apr 2017)

Student speech, service animals in classrooms, and managing dangerous behaviors—learn to navigate the contentious intersection of individual rights in the school setting.

Originally presented at: Feb 2017 School Law Conference

Eric G. Rodriguez, Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle, P.C. - San Antonio, TX

3. Best Practices for Working with Transgender Students (Apr 2017)

Marney Collins Sims

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Video (mp4) 33 mins
Audio (mp3) 32 mins
Paper (pdf) 15 pgs
Slides (pdf) 16 pgs

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SESSION 3 — 33 mins, credit 0.50

Session 3:

Best Practices for Working with Transgender Students (Apr 2017)

Gain practical guidance for working with students, staff, school boards, and community members on the multi-faceted issues related to transgender students.

Originally presented at: Feb 2017 School Law Conference

Marney Collins Sims, Cypress-Fairbanks ISD - Houston, TX

4. There Is No Escaping Special Education Issues for the School District Attorney (Apr 2017)

Jim Walsh

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Video (mp4) 33 mins
Audio (mp3) 33 mins
Slides (pdf) 9 pgs

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SESSION 4 — 33 mins, credit 0.50

Session 4:

There Is No Escaping Special Education Issues for the School District Attorney (Apr 2017)

Discuss the vocabulary, issues, regulations, and key cases about which all school attorneys should be aware.

Originally presented at: Feb 2017 School Law Conference

Jim Walsh, Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle, P.C. - Austin, TX

5. Cameras in the Classroom (Apr 2017)

Nona C. Matthews

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Video (mp4) 29 mins
Audio (mp3) 29 mins
Slides (pdf) 20 pgs

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SESSION 5 — 29 mins, credit 0.50

Session 5:

Cameras in the Classroom (Apr 2017)

Review the new Texas Education Code provision requiring the installation and operation of cameras in certain self-contained special education classrooms. Discuss the relevant Commissioner’s rules and recent Attorney General opinion, gain practical application tips, and understand FERPA implications.

Originally presented at: Feb 2017 School Law Conference

Nona C. Matthews, Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle, P.C. - Irving, TX

6. Discrimination and Student Discipline (Apr 2017)

Lynn Rossi Scott

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Video (mp4) 32 mins
Audio (mp3) 31 mins
Paper (pdf) 116 pgs
Slides (pdf) 48 pgs

SESSION 6 — 32 mins, credit 0.50

Session 6:

Discrimination and Student Discipline (Apr 2017)

Schools are increasingly focused on maintaining safe school environments while avoiding any illegal discrimination or claims of illegal discrimination. Discuss alternative discipline techniques, the role of the Campus Behavior Coordinator, and other methods of using student discipline data to achieve optimal environments.

Originally presented at: Feb 2017 School Law Conference

Lynn Rossi Scott, Brackett & Ellis, P.C. - Fort Worth, TX