Non-medical Vaccines Exemptions Banned in New York

Earlier this month, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that bans non-medical exemptions for immunizations, including the religious exemption…

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School Discipline Reform

April 30th, 2019 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Education Law, Private Schools, Student Discipline, Student Protection, Student Safety

Until recently, a student who demonstrated behavioral issues in school would be disciplined with a suspension. Now, in many schools…

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Vaping in Schools: A Challenge For Educators

A new fad is taking over the nation’s schools: vaping.  While smoking among teenagers has been declining, vaping has become…

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Student Searches in Private Schools

January 25th, 2018 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Education Law, Private Schools, Student Protection, Student Safety

To help ensure school safety, is important for school administrators to prevent student possession of drugs, alcohol and weapons. One…

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Bullying and The Significance of School Prevention

This article examines the challenges of student bullying and sets forth various New York and New Jersey initiatives designed to…

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Protecting Student Records

The federal Family and Educational Rights and Privacy Act (commonly known as “FERPA”) became effective in 1974 and protects the…

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Protecting Students on Class Trips

In July of 2007, a private school student contracted tick-borne encephalitis while in China for a school sponsored trip. Subsequently,…

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“Ministerial Exception” Upheld by the Second Circuit

The Second Circuit recently ruled in Fratello v. Archdiocese of New York, et. al. that ministers are barred from bringing…

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The Importance of Student Handbooks

May 25th, 2017 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Education Law, Student Bullying, Student Harassment, Student Safety

In years past, student handbooks at educational institutions contained very basic information about student discipline, school trips and school relations,…

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Disclosing Teacher Misconduct

April 27th, 2017 | By Jules Halpern Associates | Background Checks, Education Law

An increasing number of situations involving the abuse of students at schools have made their way into the media. In…

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