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Recent Appellate Division Case Addresses School Transportation Bid and Contract Issues

Recent Appellate Division Case Addresses School Transportation Bid and Contract Issues

Posted May 26, 2022 in Education Law

A recent Appellate Division decision, Hudson County Transportation, Inc. v. Hoboken Board of Education, decided on May 23, 2022, is likely to provide significant protection to school boards that have been struggling with issues stemming from bidding for and contracting with student transportation vendors. School Boards have faced difficult challenges made by student transportation providers […]

Lester Taylor and Caitlin Pletcher to Discuss Tenure in Schools

Lester Taylor and Caitlin Pletcher to Discuss Tenure in Schools

Posted April 6, 2022 in Education Law, News

On April 28, from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm, Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton and Taylor LLC Partners, Lester Taylor and Caitlin Pletcher, will speak about tenure issues at the New Jersey Personnel Administrators (PAA) quarterly meeting. Their virtual presentation, “You were out for what? Who was moved where? Tenure calculations in the aftermath of […]

Shannon Theodore Joins Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor

Shannon Theodore Joins Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor

Posted April 6, 2022 in Education Law, Labor & Employment, News

Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor LLC welcomes Shannon Theodore as an associate in the firm’s Employment and Education Law Groups. Prior to joining the firm, Theodore served as a law clerk to the Honorable Verna G. Leath, J.S.C., and as a judicial intern to the Honorable Mary Jacobson, J.S.C. She received her J.D. […]

Lester Taylor Discusses School Law with New Jersey Athletic Directors

Lester Taylor Discusses School Law with New Jersey Athletic Directors

Posted March 15, 2022 in Education Law, News

On Wednesday, March 16, 2022, Lester Taylor is presenting at the DAANJ State Conference at the Golden Nugget Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Taylor, Partner of Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor and Chair of the firm’s Education Law Practice Group, will discuss School Law Updates for Athletics. His session, moderated by Brian […]

Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor LLC Welcomes New Attorneys

Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor LLC Welcomes New Attorneys

Posted January 21, 2022 in Education Law, News

Florio Perrucci Steinhardt Cappelli Tipton & Taylor LLC welcomes Erin A. Berman and Jordynn E. Jackson to the firm. Berman, Of Counsel to the firm, focuses her practice on education and special education law including student discipline and manifestation determinations, student residency, civil rights, disputes between districts, reductions-in-force, tenure issues, the School Ethics Act, and […]

One at One: Masks in 2021-2022 School Year?

One at One: Masks in 2021-2022 School Year?

Posted June 29, 2021 in Education Law

Today’s Issue: Whether school districts must require that students continue to wear face coverings upon their return to in-person classes in the upcoming 2021-2022 School Year. Answer: No.  As of June 28, 2021, Governor Murphy announced that the State will not require students to wear masks in school when the next academic year begins. Instead, […]

One at One: Assembly Bill No. 5820 & OPRA

One at One: Assembly Bill No. 5820 & OPRA

Posted June 24, 2021 in Education Law

Today’s Issue by Lena Kim: Whether Assembly Bill No. 5820 impacts the response deadlines for requests made under the Open Public Records Act (“OPRA”)? Answer: Yes. On June 4, 2021, Governor Murphy signed Assembly Bill No. 5820, which immediately reinstated OPRA’s statutory response deadline of seven business days after receipt of the request, with an […]

One at One: Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act

One at One: Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act

Posted June 18, 2021 in Education Law

Today’s Issue by Colleen Degnan: Whether students with disabilities who are over the maximum age of eligibility for special education and related services under the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (21 years old) may receive additional special education services from school districts? Answer: Yes, subject to a determination by the Individualized Education Program (“IEP”) […]

One at One: Masks in School Buildings

One at One: Masks in School Buildings

Posted May 25, 2021 in Education Law

Today’s Issue by Nick Sullivan: Whether Governor Murphy’s directive that fully vaccinated individuals will not be required to wear masks or face coverings indoors applies to school buildings. Answer: No. Pursuant to Executive Order 242, effective Friday, May 28, 2021, individuals who are fully vaccinated may forgo wearing face masks or face coverings indoors; however, […]

One at One: 2021-2022 Remote Learning

One at One: 2021-2022 Remote Learning

Posted May 18, 2021 in Education Law

Today’s Issue: Whether New Jersey school districts may offer full-time remote learning options for the 2021-2022 school year? Answer: No. On May 17, 2021, New Jersey Governor Philip Murphy announced that all students will be back in school for full-time, in-person instruction for the 2021-2022 school year.  Executive Order No. 175, issued on August 13th, […]

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