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Latsha Davis & Marshall P.C. to Co-Present a Session at National Business Institute's (NBI) Seminar entitled: IEP and 504 Plan Legal Workshop" on Thursday, April 25, 2019

Latsha Davis & Marshall P.C. is pleased to announce that Nicole D. Snyder, Esq. will be co-presenting a session entitled "IEP and 504 Plan" at the National Business Institute's (NBI) Legal Workshop on Thursday, April 25, 2019 to be held at the Hampton Inn Reading - 1800 Papermill Road, Wyomissing, PA 19610.

Latsha Davis & Marshall P.C. to Co-Present a Session at Pennsylvania Bar Institute's (PBI) Exceptional Children's Conference entitled: Bullying and Harassment: A Primer under Federal and State law" on Monday, October 8, 2018

Latsha Davis & Marshall P.C. is pleased to announce that Sarah B. Dragotta, Esq. will be co-presenting a session entitled "Bullying and Harassment: A Primer under Federal and State law" at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Exceptional Children's Conference on Monday, October 8, 2018 to be held at the Lancaster Marriott Hotel.

LATSHA DAVIS & Marshall P.C. FILES AMICUS BRIEF IN ANOTHER SPECIAL EDUCATION CASE PENDING BEFORE THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE THIRD CIRCUIT.

Latsha Davis & Marshall P.C. recently filed another Amicus Brief on behalf of our charter school and cyber charter school clients in a special education case pending before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, K.D. v. Downingtown Area School District. An Amicus Brief is a "friend of the court" brief filed in favor of one of the parties to a case. In this case, Amici support the position of the Appellee School District as the Third Circuit reviews the Endrew F. standard and addresses what unique life experiences directly implicate the question of whether a student's Individualized Education Program (IEP) is reasonably calculated to enable the child to make progress appropriate in light of the child's circumstances. Given the new public education landscape which allows for the availability of school choice and a new mobility for children attending public school, it is more important than ever to apply the correct standard regarding the special education services that must be provided by public schools. In Endrew F. ex rel. Joseph F. v. Douglas Cty. Sch. Dist. RE-1, __ U.S. __, 137 S. Ct. 988 (2017), the United States Supreme Court announced a flexible standard for ensuring that students who receive special education services also receive a free appropriate public education. This flexible standard is consistent with the Third Circuit's meaningful educational benefit standard. The outcome of this case is of great interest to Amici with significant impact to all charter schools in Pennsylvania and the families and children they serve. Latsha Davis & Marshall continues to protect the interests of our charter and cyber charter school clients in filing an Amicus Brief in this case.

LATSHA DAVIS & Marshall P.C. TO MODERATE HOW THE COURTS INTERPRET "ENDREW F." AT LEHIGH UNIVERSITY'S 46th ANNUAL SPECIAL EDUCATION LAW CONFERENCE - FRIDAY, MAY 11, 2018

Latsha Davis & Marshall P.C. is pleased to announce that Sarah B. Dragotta, Esq. will present at Lehigh University's 46th Annual Special Education Conference on the following topic: "The Aftermath of Endrew F.: The Progeny in the Lower Courts." For more information, please do not hesitate to contact Sarah B. Dragotta, Esq. at: [email protected]

Latsha Davis & Marshall P.C. to Co-Present a Session at Pennsylvania Bar Institute's (PBI) Exceptional Children's Conference entitled: "Special Education and Charter Schools" Monday, October 30, 2017

Latsha Davis & Marshall P.C. is pleased to announce that Nicole D. Snyder, Esq. will be co-presenting a session entitled "Special Education and Charter Schools" at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute's Exceptional Children's Conference on Monday, October 30, 2017, to be held at Lancaster Marriott Hotel.

Latsha Davis & Marshall P.C. to Co-Present Session at New Jersey Charter Schools Conference " Employment Law: A Year in Review" October 17 - 18, 2017 in Newark, NJ

Latsha Davis & Marshall P.C. is pleased to announce that Nicole D. Snyder, Esq. will be co-presenting with Kevin Marshall, Esq. and Christine Reilly, Esq., a session entitled: "Employment Law: A Year in Review." which will be presented on October 17, 2017, from 2:30 PM - 3:45 PM.

Latsha Davis & Marshall, P.C. to Present a Session at the OAPCS 10th Annual Ohio Charter Schools Conference

Latsha Davis & Marshall, P.C. is pleased to announce that Nicole D. Snyder, Esq. will be presenting a session entitled: "Empowering Schools to Meet the Diverse Needs of Special Education Students" at the OAPCS 10th Annual Ohio Charter Schools Conference.

Latsha Davis & Marshall, P.C. to Co-Present Session at Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter School Conference - Making a Difference in Charter Schools." October 7, 2016

Latsha Davis & Marshall, P.C. is pleased to announce that Nicole D. Snyder, Esq. will be co-presenting a session entitled: "Meaningful & Legally Addressing the Social, Emotional &Behavioral Needs of Students through Effective Partnerships and Interagency Collaboration" at the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter School Conference: "Making a Difference in Charter Schools." on October 7, 2016.

Alabama MEGA Conference 2016

Latsha Davis & Marshall is pleased to announce that Nicole D. Snyder and Kevin M. Marshall has been invited to present at the 2016 MEGA Conference being held from July 12, 2016 to July 15, 2016 in Mobile, AL. Their session entitled: The Legal and Practical Aspects of Educating Students with Disabilities in Charter and Virtual Schools will be held on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at the Battlehouse Convention Center in the Moonlight room B.

Significant Decision Impacting Charter Schools plus Award Recognition for Latsha Davis & Marshall, P.C.

Latsha Davis & Marshall, P.C. is pleased to announce that on February 16, 2016, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued a significant decision positively impacting charter schools. In West Philadelphia Achievement Charter Elementary School (WPACES) v. School District of Philadelphia (District) and School Reform Commission (SRC), Case No. 31 EM 2014, our firm, on behalf of Amicus Curiae parties, the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools and MaST Community Charter School, submitted a Brief in Support of WPACES. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court held that Section 696(i)(3) of the School Code is unconstitutional as it violates the non-delegation rule of Article II, Section 1. Accordingly, the SRC's and School District's actions taken pursuant to that provision are null and void and the District and SRC are permanently enjoined from taking further action under the authority it confers.

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