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August 25, 2020

Back to School with the Crossing Division Podcast

Cedar Law Partner, Shannon McMinimee, recently joined the Crossing Division podcast to discuss the challenges and opportunities families, educators, and school districts are facing in the […]
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 – […]