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Court: ADHD didn't cause Penncrest High student's attack on classmate

By Charmaine Little | Oct 11, 2018

On Sept. 17, Judge Berle Schiller of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania agreed with a hearing officer's ruling that a Rose Tree Media School District student’s attack on a classmate wasn’t a result of his disability.

Springfield Township School sued by student suspended over Snapchat video

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Oct 10, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Parents and their minor child are suing a school and its faculty, citing alleged defamation and intentional infliction of emotional distress.

Daycare worker says she slipped and fell on Southeast Delco School District property

By Philip Gonzales | Oct 4, 2018

MEDIA — A woman is suing Southeast Delco School District, citing alleged negligence.

Woman sues Monsignor McHugh School after tripping on 'uneven' sidewalk

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 25, 2018

SCRANTON — Carmella Hutchins filed a complaint on Sept. 17, in the Lackawanna County Court of Common Pleas, against Monsignor McHugh School and the Archdiocese of Scranton, claiming she suffered serious injuries after tripping on the sidewalk outside of the school.

Philadelphia School District sued for alleged discrimination against disabled student

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 24, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — The School District of Philadelphia is being sued for allegedly violating the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act.

Black female athletes to pursue lawsuit claiming Philadelphia school failed to provide equal opportunities

By Chandra Lye | Sep 19, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A U.S. District Court in Pennsylvania has partially granted a motion to dismiss claim brought against the School Reform Commission and the School District of Philadelphia where two former students have made accusations of sex and race discrimination.

African-American employees sue William Penn School District, alleging discrimination

By Philip Gonzales | Sep 14, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — Two African-American employees are suing the William Penn School District, claiming they were passed over for promotions because of alleged racial and gender discrimination.

Student sues Moravian College after she allegedly was raped by another student in his dorm room

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Sep 13, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A student is suing Moravian College after she allegedly was raped by another student, reported the alleged attack to college workers, but was not immediately told to make an official complaint.

New Hope-Solebury School District is victorious in student's discrimination case

By Charmaine Little | Sep 12, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania sided with New Hope-Solebury School District on Aug. 27, in a former student’s claims it violated the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Parent files suit after son was allegedly injured falling off tunnel at Olde City Day School

By Nicholas Malfitano | Sep 10, 2018

PHILADELPHIA – A parent who says her child was injured after falling from a classroom’s indoor tunnel is pursing legal action against the school allegedly responsible for her son’s injuries.

Person with disabilities is suing school system for violation of the ADA

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 3, 2018

PHILADELPHIA — A person with disabilities is suing Perkiomen Valley School District, a school system, citing alleged failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act regulations (ADA).

Slippery Rock sued by student dismissed from Physician Assistant Program after failing grade

By Jenie Mallari-Torres | Sep 3, 2018

PITTSBURGH — A former student is suing Slippery Rock University, citing alleged failure to uphold Americans with Disabilities Act.

Parents of Waynesboro student allege discrimination

By Noddy A. Fernandez | Aug 31, 2018

The Waynesboro Area School District's decision to place a student in special education classes prompted a recent federal lawsuit.

Dean alleges Bloomsburg University retaliated when he helped a female employee file a sexual harassment complaint

By Bree Gonzales | Aug 29, 2018

Dean of the business school alleges Bloomsburg University retaliated when he helped a female employee file a sexual harassment complaint.

Tunkhannock elementary school principal, fired after a second DUI, loses appeal

By Gabriel Neves | Aug 22, 2018

HARRISBURG – An appeals court has upheld the firing of a school district employee who served as principal in two elementary schools after his arrest for driving under the influence of alcohol.

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