Charter school lawyers and private school lawyers advise on compliance with laws governing charter and private schools

Our education law attorneys can ensure that your charter or private school is in compliance with federal and local laws by:  

  • Conducting audits to ensure vital policies are in place to prevent child abuse and sexual abuse, and foster a culture of compliance.
  • Preparing employee and parent handbooks covering distinctive education policies.
  • Counseling on child abuse reporting, sexting, faculty misconduct, disclosure of student records, and immunization issues.
  • Ensuring compliance with wage and hour issues.
  • Drafting offer letters and employment agreements for staff, including teachers.
  • Preparing agreements with vendors, such as bus companies.
Employee Handbooks
Parent-Student Handbooks
Employee Relations
Teacher Contracts and HR Forms
Contract, Vendor Administration
Student Immunization
Child Abuse
FERPA- Educational Records Privacy
Educational Plans for Special Needs Students

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Protecting Student Records

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Protecting Students on Class Trips

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The Importance of Student Handbooks

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Disclosing Teacher Misconduct

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New York Education Updates

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Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

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