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Legal Issues Related to Disparities in Student Discipline

Webinar
1.24.18

Nationwide, there is a pattern of racial and ethnic disparities in student discipline. The Obama administration made enforcement of civil rights laws related to student discipline disparities a priority, but it is still unclear how much attention this issue will get from the current administration. This webinar will attempt to read the tea leaves on that important question.

The session also will review the legal issues involved in such disparities and provide practical guidance for policymakers and administrators. Finally, the presenters will address both legally problematic practices and lawful methods for trying to reduce disparities. 

Date and Time
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
2:30 - 3:45 p.m. EST

Presenters
John Borkowski, Partner
Demetrius Peterson, Attorney
Julie Wright Halbert, Legislative Counsel, Council of the Great City Schools

Who Should Attend
Public school district leaders, including in-house counsel, board members, administrators, compliance officers and others with influence over institutional compliance practices.

Continuing Education Credit
This program is pending approval for Illinois, Indiana and Missouri continuing legal education credit.

Questions?
Contact Emily Kenyon at 816.983.8776.