Lara Hruska

August 26, 2020

Adult Civics Happy Hour on Policing

In 2017, Cedar Law Partner Shannon McMinimee joined an Adult Civics Happy Hour/Channel 253 panel with Vanessa Hernandez from the Northwest Justice Project and Pierce County […]
July 2, 2019

How to Talk About Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, and Dysgraphia

Eleven national organizations worked together to create this resource excerpted below: Parents and educators may have different opinions about specific terms like dyslexia or more general […]
March 12, 2019

New Student Discipline Rules Implementation

Here’s a bulletin issued by OSPI on the new student discipline rules. You can find read more about it on the State Office of the Superintendent […]
January 2, 2019

New Beginnings for 2019

Thank you to all of our supporters for a fantastic 2018. This year, we added three new attorneys to our team, expanded our practice into employment […]
November 15, 2018
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Hot Law: Cannabis in Schools

Update: On April 30, 2019, Governor Jay Inslee signed “Ducky’s Bill,” which will allow students in Washington to access medical marijuana therapies in the school setting. For […]
October 10, 2018

Paraeducator Support as a Supplementary Aid and Service: An Overview of Special Education Citizen Complaint (SECC) NO. 17-49

When I first arrived in Seattle in 2010, I kept hearing the same refrain about how a 1:1 aide in the general education setting impacted least […]
February 6, 2015

Public Records Act – A Huge Consideration for Schools

This morning, I came across a post from an attorney friend at the Attorney General’s Office on my Facebook feed that read: That collective groan you […]
January 15, 2015

Cedar Law listed as a “referred vendor” for Washington charter schools

The Washington State Charter Schools Association has compiled a directory to help connect member schools to local, statewide, and national vendors across a variety of categories. The vendor directory also indicates which […]
January 15, 2015

Washington Women Lawyers – A Board Member Reflects on Practicing School Law

This article reflecting on my practice of school law was published in the Winter 2014 issue of the Washington Women Lawyers State Reporter: WWL 2014 – […]