Category: Education Law

D.L. v. Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners, No. 11-2041

Decided: January 16, 2013 In this case, the parents of an eighth grade student suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (“ADHD”) brought suit against the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioner (“BCBSC”) in federal district court.  The parents alleged that, due to his learning disorder, the student was qualified for...

Moss v. Spartanburg County School District Seven, No. 11-1448

Decided: June 28, 2012 Plaintiffs, the parents of two students and the Freedom From Religion Foundation, brought suit pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, alleging that one of the School District’s policies, which allows student to receive two academic credits for off-campus religious instruction, violates the First Amendment. The defendant...