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Education Reform: One Step Forward, Three Steps Back

By: Jeremy Skinner, J.D. Candidate, May 2019, St. Thomas University School of Law.

Since Donald Trump has taken office, the news has had trouble keeping up with some of the swift changes made by the Trump Administration. The news has had to report on policy reforms surrounding immigration, health care, and military spending. They have also had […]

April 23rd, 2018|Blog, Education, Executive Branch, Governments|3 Comments

Zero Patience for Students

By: Brandon Greene, J.D. Candidate, May 2018, St. Thomas University School of Law.

In Miami, schools have zero patience when it comes to their students. Instructors and school administrators are becoming less and less tolerant to students’ behavioral problems. News officials recently reported that a seven-year-old first-grader was handcuffed and transported to a psychiatric hospital for an […]

April 22nd, 2018|Blog, Education, Family Law, Florida|0 Comments

“If it Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix it” … New Title IX Approach to Sexual Misconduct in Universities

By: Ashley-Ann Bryan, J.D. Candidate, May 2019, St. Thomas University School of Law.

Title IX is a federal civil rights law that prohibits sex discrimination in education. More specifically, Title IX aims to protect both men and women form sexual harassment and violence in educational institutions that receive federal funding. The law provides that “once a school […]