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Recent News

February 5, 2013

School Officials Told That Athletes With Disabilities Must Have Equal Opportunity - Education Law

In a guidance letter issued Friday, January 25, the U.S. Department of Education ("DOE") Office for Civil Rights ("OCR") reminds school officials that Section 504 of the ... More ›

January 17, 2013

Court Ruling Reminds School Officials To Inspect Property for Defective Conditions - Education Law

In an opinion filed January 15, 2013, the Tennessee Court of Appeals affirmed a trial court ruling that the Warren County Board of Education was not protected by governmental immunity from a suit ... More ›

January 4, 2013

Tennessee Supreme Court Rules that Failure to Return from Sick Leave Does Not Relieve School Board from Proper Dismissal Procedures - Education Law

A tenured teacher who was summarily dismissed for failure to return to work after the expiration of her approved sick leave filed suit on September 28, 2007, alleging her dismissal violated the ... More ›

Jackson, Shields, Yeiser & Holt is a nationally known boutique law firm serving employer and institutional interests in the areas of employment, labor relations, construction, and education law.  From offices in centrally located Memphis, Tennessee, our firm has represented both private and public sector clients across the nation.