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EDUCATION

 

School districts across the state have for decades relied on Friday, Eldredge & Clark’s focused and insightful counsel to represent them in finance, governance and dispute resolution.

We counsel school districts regarding compliance with the Arkansas Teacher Fair Dismissal Act, Public School Employee Fair Hearing Act, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), 20 U.S.C. 1400,  the Voting Rights Act, Title IX, the Equal Access Act, 20 U.S.C. 4071, and other federal and state laws governing school districts, their students and employees. Our education lawyers also represent school districts in cases involving constitutional issues such as free speech, religion and student searches.

Focused on Clients

  • School districts
  • Colleges and universities
  • School bond underwriters

Focused on Services

  • Constitutional laws 
  • Bond counsel 
  • General counsel 
  • Labor and employment 
  • Public policy compliance 

Other services:

  • Special education
  • Contracts
  • Elections
  • Voting rights
  • Real estate
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