Lawsuits

Read: Colleges and Universities Battle Insurance Companies Over COVID-19 Losses

Colleges and Universities Battle Insurance Companies Over COVID-19 Losses

Higher-ed campuses are seeking recovery with little success from an estimated $120 billion impact due to the pandemic.

Read: Issaquah School District to Pay $4.25M in Teacher Sexual Abuse Settlement

Issaquah School District to Pay $4.25M in Teacher Sexual Abuse Settlement

Former drama teacher Richard Buckley served six years in prison after being convicted of first-degree child molestation in 2003.

Read: Former Iowa State Student Settles Lawsuit with School, Ex-Title IX Coordinator

Former Iowa State Student Settles Lawsuit with School, Ex-Title IX Coordinator

The lawsuit claimed school officials did not properly investigate the student’s alleged rape and did not keep her updated on the status of the case.

Read: Biden Orders Review of Trump Title IX Rule Changes

Biden Orders Review of Trump Title IX Rule Changes

The order states the education secretary “shall consider suspending, revising or rescinding” the sexual misconduct rules that went into effect last summer.

Read: CA, NJ and KY Lawsuits Seek to Force Resumption of In-Person Classes

CA, NJ and KY Lawsuits Seek to Force Resumption of In-Person Classes

Governments, districts and teachers unions are under pressure by parents and politicians to end distance learning and bring students back to campus.

Read: UNC Settles Lawsuit with Daily Tar Heel Over Silent Sam Meetings

UNC Settles Lawsuit with Daily Tar Heel Over Silent Sam Meetings

The lawsuit said settlements made between UNC and a pro-Confederate group over the removal of the Silent Sam statue violated the state’s Open Meetings Law.

Read: Chemeketa CC Changes Free Speech Policy After Anti-Abortion Group Files Suit

Chemeketa CC Changes Free Speech Policy After Anti-Abortion Group Files Suit

The old policies limited student group demonstrations to two quad areas and required that permission be secured two weeks in advance.

Read: District Pays $950K to Family of Girl Victimized by Cyber Predator

District Pays $950K to Family of Girl Victimized by Cyber Predator

The laptop she was using was issued to her by the school, and the victim’s family alleges the school failed to properly supervise the girl’s use of it.

Read: Court: Michigan Private Schools Can Use Tax Dollars for Safety

Court: Michigan Private Schools Can Use Tax Dollars for Safety

The three-to-three decision upheld the findings of a lower court.

Read: Court Rules Parents of Student Who Took Own Life Can Sue Cincinnati Schools

Court Rules Parents of Student Who Took Own Life Can Sue Cincinnati Schools

The 8-year-old boy had been knocked unconscious by a classmate two days before he took his own life at his home.

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