More on Education Law

Education law encompasses a wide variety of matters, and MBO aims to provide skilled and thoughtful representation to our clients on any legal issue surrounding education.

We offer representation to our clients concerning the following:

  • Collegiate disciplinary actions
  • Residency hearings and appeals
  • Agency of Education waiver requests and appeals, including residency and tuition
  • Special education dispute resolution
  • Educator misconduct
  • Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
  • Military family education issues under the Interstate Compact on Education Opportunity for Military Children
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

We provide counsel to both private and public education institutions on practice issues including:

  • Governance changes, including Regional Education Districts (REDs), Modified Unified Union School Districts (MUUSDs), joint contract schools, and Supervisory Union collaborations
  • Contracts, including Requests for Proposals and bid law issues
  • Educator licensing, including provisional and emergency licenses
  • School-related real property issues
  • Development of district policies
  • Staff training
  • School health issues, including school nurses, concussions, immunizations, and allergies
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)