Category Archives: Municipal & School

Commonwealth Court Reverses Hearing Officer’s Exclusion Based On Parent’s Alleged Non-Residency

Whitacker-Reid v. Pottsgrove School District, 168 A. 3d 905 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017) The Pennsylvania Commonwealth …

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Pennsylvania Office of Open Records Updates RTKL Fee Schedule

Section 1307 of the Right-to-Know Law (“RTKL”) requires that the Office of Open Records (“OOR”) …

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No Retaliation Claim For IT Employee Fired After Criticizing School District

Wolgast v. Tawas Area Sch. Dist. Bd. of Educ., 16-2240 (6th Cir. 05/25/17): The Court …

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Student Assaulted By Classmate Cannot Sue School District for Violation Of Constitutional Rights

D.M. by Sottosanti-Mack v. Easton Area Sch. Dist., CV 17-1553, 2017 WL 6557560 (E.D. Pa. …

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Gorsline Case Encourages Municipalities to Regulate Drilling via Zoning Ordinance

On June 1, 2018, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court issued an opinion in Gorsline v. Bd. …

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Reasonable Suspicion Justifies Drug Testing Of Teacher

Metz v. Bethlehem Area School District, 630 C.D. 2017 (Pa. Cmwlth. Jan. 4, 2018) (The …

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Court Affirms Reinstatement of A School Bus Driver Who Tested Positive For Drug Use

Upper Merion Area School District v. Teamsters Local #384, 165 A.3d 56 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017).  …

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Daniel Conlon Appointed Solicitor for the Borough of Rosslyn Farms

The law firm of Tucker Arensberg, P.C. is pleased to announce that at the June …

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Matt Hoffman to Speak at University of Pittsburgh’s Tri-State Symposium

Matt Hoffman will speak at the University of Pittsburgh’s Tri-State Area School Study Council’s 21st …

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The Ability of a School To Punish Lewd Or Profane Speech Disappears Once A Student Exits School Grounds

B.L. by Levy v. Mahanoy Area School District (“Levy”), Case No. 3:17-CV-1734, 2017 WL 4418290 …

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