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March 23, 2020

A New School Year: 180 over 365

A proposal to reduce district liability and improve student outcomes As stated by our state’s Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), “[o]n March 11, […]
March 17, 2020

Special Education Services During COVID-19 School Closures

In response to COVID-19, Gov. Jay Inslee ordered the closure of all public and private schools in Washington State through April 24, possibly longer. “During mandatory […]
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 […]
September 11, 2018

Back to School Checklist

Back to school checklist created by school lawyers to help you begin a health and successful new school year.
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 – […]