Tag Archives: Lower Merion School District
The United State Supreme Court has declined to hear the plaintiffs’ appeal in the Lower Merion schools redistricting case. The brief announcement, which was not accompanied by an explanation, was posted to the high court’s website Monday. The case was … Read More
The sister of Lower Merion School District student Blake Robbins, who secured a $175,000 settlement from the ritzy suburban Philadelphia school district last year over its so-called webcam spying scandal, has had her own lawsuit dismissed in federal court.
A settlement has been reached in one of the lawsuits filed against the Lower Merion School District over the institution’s webcam controversy, in which it was alleged that the cameras in laptop computers issued to students snapped images of the youngsters without their knowledge.
A former suburban Philadelphia physics teacher, who was fired from his position in 2010 after 13 years on the job following what he said were false allegations made by a former student of sexual abuse, has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the Lower Merion School District and various school officials.
The attorney for a Lower Merion high school graduate who is suing her former district amid allegations that she was spied on by a take-home laptop computer’s webcam has filed a motion to be replaced as counsel. Lawyer Mary Elizabeth … Read More
Call it legal déjà vu.
A federal lawsuit against the Lower Merion School District alleging discrimination on the part of a former long-term substitute teacher has been settled.
A federal judge in Philadelphia last week dismissed a racial discrimination lawsuit against a wealthy suburban school district, four years after the civil action was first filed by six African American families who alleged bias in class placement.
Attorneys for a suburban Philadelphia school district accused of placing black students in special education classes in disproportionate numbers as a back-door means of racial discrimination got their say in federal court Tuesday.