Our education law team at Connell Michael Kerr, LLP will help you navigate the education and legal system for your child. Your child spends the majority of their time at school. Educators should provide a caring, safe environment for every child. When they fail to live up to that standard or your child is facing other issues at school it's important you reach out and learn your child's rights in School. Connell Michael Kerr, LLP in Carmel, Indiana will ensure you understand your child's rights and your own. Education law is a complex set of federal and state laws that can be overwhelming, especially with that system is not providing what your child needs. Whether you are the parent of a special needs child whose program is not appropriate, your child is being bullied, or facing a disciplinary issue, we are here to help advocate on your child's behalf.
The schools are required, by law, to devise an Individualized education program for a child, based on that child's individual needs (not on the school's staffing or budget problems) that is reasonably calculated to confer meaningful educational benefit. Anything less than that doesn't comply with the law. Our attorneys have decades of experience in Educational Due Process cases and Appeals in the federal court system. We are here to help you navigate these laws to ensure your child has the programming they need and deserve.
We assist parents with a variety of discipline matters for both special education and general education students. This includes:
Expulsion of a special needs student
Other discipline problems
Sexual harassment issues at school
Section 504 Issues and Hearings
Section 1983 Claims
Discrimination based on age, race, national origin, sexual orientation, and other improper bases
Protection of students from bullying or targeting
School transfer issues
Issues with personnel, such as teachers, coaches, campus police and others
Student records access and correction of records
Attendance and truancy issues
Personal Injury at School
Other problems in the school setting
Your child spends the majority of their time at school. Educators should provide a caring, safe environment for every child. When they fail to live up to that standard, it's important you reach out to a general education law firm. Connell Michael Kerr, LLP in Carmel, Indiana will ensure you understand your rights as a parent.
General education law is a complex set of federal and state laws. These laws are designed to create an educational program that fits your child's needs. You can rely on us to guide you through the process if you decide to pursue legal action.
We also offer representation for personal injuries in an educational environment. Since public schools are government entities, these cases must be filed within 180 days of the incident.
Schedule an appointment with an education attorney today by calling 317-696-4159.