Archive for the Tag 'Bullying'

Misconduct by Electronic Means Could Equal Expulsion

Effective January 1, 2012, the Illinois school code will give school boards the power to expel students for gross disobedience or misconduct perpetrated by electronic means as well as suspend or expel students for certain threats made via the Internet.

Federal Court Finds Bullying Can Deny Student FAPE

In two decisions rendered recently, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York found that the Hearing Officer should have considered the alleged bullying of the student when making his decision of whether the student was denied a free appropriate public education (FAPE). T.K. v. New York City Department of Education, […]