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K-12 Education

Shaping the future through education.

Husch Blackwell is committed to education. We understand the unique issues facing elementary and secondary schools, including civil rights compliance, privacy concerns, mandatory reporting and constitutional rights. Drawing on our century of experience in K-12 education, we provide public and private institutions with skillful and cost-effective legal counsel, so schools can concentrate on serving their students and communities.

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Our guidance to clients in the K-12 education sector includes:

  • Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA)
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Equal Educational Opportunities Act (EEOA)
  • Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
  • Title VI – Nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color and national origin
  • Title VII – Indian, Native American and Alaska Native education
  • Title IX – Nondiscrimination on the basis of sex in federally assisted programs
Testimonial Frank D. Upchurch III, Upchurch, Bailey & Upchurch, PA

“As the St. Johns County, Florida, School Board attorney, I have worked closely with John Borkowski for several years on racial discrimination and compliance issues. John is a  lawyer’s lawyer. He is a very knowledgeable and effective advocate. He relates well to his clients and regulatory staff. It’s been a privilege to work with him.”

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