Publications

Hogan Lovells Publications

Student activism after Parkland and First Amendment considerations

After the tragic February 14 shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, students across the country have taken to the streets, meeting with lawmakers, engaging...

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U.S. Department of Education issues guidance on providing FAPE after Supreme Court decision in Endrew

In Endrew, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of a higher standard of education for children with disabilities, which then raised many fundamental questions about special education...

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Department of Education Rescinds Obama-era Title IX Guidance Document

On September 22, the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights issued a Dear Colleague Letter withdrawing the statements of policy and guidance reflected in two key documents...

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The Seventh Circuit's Recent Ruling on Sexual-Orientation Discrimination

On April 4, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit became the first federal appellate court in the country to hold that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964...

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U.S. Department of Education Issues Final Regulations Regarding Teacher Preparation Programs

On October 31, 2016, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) published final regulations regarding teacher preparation programs1, implementing the accountability provisions of Title II of the ...

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U.S. Department of Education Announces Actions to Address Religious Discrimination

In July, the U.S. Department of Education (ED) announced several actions intended to address religious discrimination and promote inclusive school environments. Announcing the new steps,...

Published Works

Beyond Bathrooms: New Guidance Regarding Transgender Students Addresses FERPA Requirements

The U.S. Department of Education and Department of Justice recently weighed in on the obligations of school districts, colleges and universities to provide civil rights protections for...

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Department of Education Clarifies Obligations of Schools When Contracting With Online Service Providers

The Department of Education recently ramped up the pressure on school districts, schools, and higher education institutions to reform their procedures for student data outsourcing,...

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