Category Archives: Municipal & School

David Mongillo to Speak at National Business Institute

The National Business Institute is holding a session on April 30th on 504 Plan Legal …

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Commonwealth Court Holds That Addresses Contained In Property Tax Assessment Records Are Public Records

Butler Area School District v. Pennsylvanians for Union Reform, 1460 C.D. 2014, 2017 WL 4974552, …

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The Commonwealth Court Holds That Time Limits for Public Comments at School Board Meetings Are Valid Under the Sunshine Act

Sklaroff v. Abington School District, 2017 WL 4582638 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017).  The Commonwealth Court reaffirms …

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Court Upholds Termination of Teacher for Sexually Harassing Co-Teacher

Neshaminy School District v. Neshaminy Federation of Teachers, 171 A.3d 334 (Commw. Ct. 2017): The …

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School Code Update: School Boards Must Prohibit Lunch Shaming

On Sunday, November 5, 2017, Governor Wolf allowed HB 178, the omnibus School Code bill, …

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Citizen’s Suit Against Individual School Directors For Categorical Ban From Attending Future School Board Meetings Dismissed

Barna v. Board of School Directors of the Panther Valley School District, Case No. 15-3904 …

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Keep Calm and Call the Lawyer: Understanding the Role of a Municipal Solicitor

Newly elected officials may be surprised to discover their votes and actions have legal implications. …

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A Reminder of OCR Guidance Regarding Students With ADHD

School Districts should keep in mind last year’s guidance from the U.S. Department of Education …

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Could a Casino be Coming to Your Neighborhood? Opt-Out Deadline Approaching!

A Category 4 slot machine licensee will be authorized to operate no less than 300 …

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Tax Appeals Based on Property Type May Violate State Constitution

Valley Forge Towers Apartments N, L.P. v. Upper Merion Area School Dist., 2017 Pa. LEXIS …

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