Volume 54, 2017

Issue 23, Dec. 15 — In this issue

  • School Law
    • Barna v. Board of School Directors of Panther Valley School District, 2017 WL 6045091 (3rd Cir. 2017).
    • Bollinger v. School District of Cheltenham Township, 2017 WL 6047815 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017). OPINION NOT REPORTED.
    • Kaite v. Unemployment Compensation Board of Review, 2017 WL 5760004 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017).
  • In Short
    • Donovan v. Pittston Area School District, 2017 WL 6015732 (3rd Cir. 2017). OPINION NOT PRECEDENTIAL.
  • Arbitration

Issue 22, Dec. 1 — In this issue

  • School Law
    • A.H. v. Minersville Area School District, et al., 2017 WL 5632662 (M.D. Pa. 2017).
    • Mt. Lebanon School District v. J.S., 2017 WL 5179780 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017).
    • Reese v. Pennsylvanians for Union Reform, 2017 WL 5617649 (Pa. 2017).
    • Wescott v. Delaware County Intermediate Unit, 2017 WL 5707430 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017). OPINION NOT REPORTED.
  • In Short
    • DiMatteo v. School District of Philadelphia, 2017 WL 5499381 (E.D. Pa. 2017).
    • Volpe v. Public School Employees’ Retirement Board, 2017 WL 4783592 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017). OPINION NOT REPORTED.

Issue 21, Nov. 17 — In this issue

Issue 20, Nov. 3 — In this issue

  • School Law
    • B.L. v. Mahanoy Area School District, 2017 WL 4418290 (M.D. Pa. 2017
  • In Short
    • Commonwealth v. N.M.C., 2017 WL 4768168 (Pa. Super. 2017).
    • Hites v. Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association, Inc., 2017 WL 4507367 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017). OPINION NOT REPORTED.
    • Schellbach v. Colonial Intermediate Unit #20, 2017 WL 4542372 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017). OPINION NOT REPORTED.
    • Sklaroff v. Abington School District, et al., 2017 WL 4582638 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017). OPINION NOT REPORTED.
  • Arbitration
    • Shamokin Area School District and Shamokin Area EA – PSEA
    • Sto-Rox School District and Sto-Rox Education Association, PSEA/NEA

Issue 19, Oct. 6 — In this issue

  • School Law
    • Revised Pennsylvania Notary Law Takes Effect Oct. 26, 2017 – New School Director Oath of Office Certificate Template Available
    • Archer, et al., v. York City School District, et al., 2017 WL 4279652 (3rd Cir. 2017). OPINION NOT PRECEDENTIAL.
    • Mann v. Palmerton Area School District, 2017 WL 4172055 (3rd Cir. 2017).
    • William Penn School District v. Pennsylvania Department of Education, 2017 WL 4287879 (Pa. 2017).
  • Arbitration
    • Chichester Education Association and Chichester School District
    • Franklin Area School District and Franklin Area Education Association

Issue 18, Sept. 22 — In this issue

  • Neshaminy School District v. Neshaminy Federation of Teachers, 2017 WL 4103711 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017)
  • Port Authority of Allegheny County v. Towne, 2017 WL 3994757 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017)
  • Williams v. Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, 2017 WL 3725011 (3rd Cir. 2017)
  • In short:
    • Zuber v. Boscov’s, 2017 WL 3974513 (3rd Cir. 2017)
  • Arbitration
    • Riverview Intermediate Unit 6, Education Association, Pennsylvania State Education Association and Riverview Intermediate Unit Board of Directors

Issue 17, Sept. 8 — In this issue

  • Doe v. Boyertown Area School District, 2017 WL 3675418 (E.D. Pa. 2017)
  • Erie County Technical School v. Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board, 2017 WL 3642988 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017)
  • School District of Philadelphia v. Post, 2017 WL 3676970 (E.D. Pa. 2017)
  • Judge v. Shikellamy School District, 2017 WL 1550042 (M.D. Pa. 2017)

Issue 16, Aug. 25 — In this issue

  • California University of Pennsylvania v. Schackner, 2017 WL 3595651 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017)
  • M.R. v. Ridley School District, 2017 WL 3597707 (3rd Cir. 2017)
  • In Short
    • Bassetti v. Boyertown Area School District, 2017 WL 3480977 (E.D. Pa. 2017)
    • Sundberg v. DiRocco, 2017 WL 3394314 (M.D. Pa. 2017)
  • Arbitration
    • New Kensington-Arnold Education Association and New Kensington-Arnold School District

Issue 15, Aug. 11 — In this issue

  • Discovery Charter School v. School District of Philadelphia, 2017 WL 3392877 (Pa. 2017)
  • Purcell v. Reading School District, 2017 WL 2989730 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017)
  • Valley Forge Towers v. Upper Merion School District, 2017 WL 2859007 (Pa. 2017)
  • In Short
    • Fitzpatrick v. McKeesport Area School District, No. SA 16-000323 (C.C.P. Allegheny County 2017)
    • K.K. v. North Allegheny School District, 2017 WL 2780582 (W.D. Pa. 2017)
    • Erdlen v. Lincoln Intermediate Unit No. 12, 2017 WL 2979403 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017). OPINION NOT REPORTED
  • Arbitration:
    • Downingtown Area Education Association, PSEA-NEA and Downingtown Area School District
    • West Chester Area Education Association and West Chester Area School District

Issue 14, July 28 — In this issue

  • Blake v. State Civil Service Commission, 2017 WL 3140824 (Pa. 2017)
  • Burnett v. School District of Philadelphia, 2017 WL 2960379 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017)
  • Northeast Bradford School District v. Northeast Bradford Education Association, PSEA/NEA, 2017 WL 2791124 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017). OPINION NOT REPORTED
  • In Short
    • Barnett v. Penn Hills School District, 2017 WL 3014278 (3rd Cir. 2017). OPINION NOT PRECEDENTIAL
    • C.G. v. Winslow Township Board of Education, 2017 WL 3049420 (3rd Cir. 2017). OPINION NOT PRECEDENTIAL
    • Erdlen v. Lincoln Intermediate Unit No. 12, 2017 WL 2979403 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017). OPINION NOT REPORTED
  • Arbitration:
    • Downingtown Area Education Association and Downingtown Area School District

Issue 13, July 30 – In this issue

  • Protz v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board, 2017 WL 2644474 (Pa. 2017)
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals, Inc. v. Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry, 2017 WL 2651980 (Pa. 2017)
  • Upper Merion Area School District v. Teamsters Local #384, 2017 WL 2705670 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017)
  • West Chester Area School District v. A.M., et al, 2017 WL 2623939 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017)
  • Arbitration:
    • William Penn Education Association and William Penn School District

Issue 12, June 19 — In this issue

  • Davis v. Quaker Valley School District
  • School District of Philadelphia v. Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, AFT, Local 3, AFL-CIO, 2017 WL 2471050 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017).
  • In Short — Rylan M. v. Dover Area School District, 2017 WL 1862337 (M.D. Pa. 2017).
  • Arbitration:
    • Abington Heights School District and Abington Heights Education Assoc.
    • Athens Area Education Association and Athens Area School District

Issue 11, June 2 — In this issue

  • Blatt v. Cabela’s Retail, Inc., 2017 WL 2178123 (E.D. Pa 2017).
  • Insight PA Cyber Charter School v. Department of Education, 2017 WL 2190681 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017).
  • In Short — Bittenbender v. Bangor Area School District, 2017 WL 1150642 (E.D. Pa. 2017).
  • Arbitration:
    • Penn Manor Education Association and Penn Manor School District
    • West Chester Area Education Support Professional Assoc. and West Chester Area School District

Issue 10, May 19 — In this issue

  • Robertson v. Pennsylvania Public School Employees’ Retirement System, and Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center, 2017 WL 2180679 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017).
  • Whalen v. Department of Education, 2017 WL 1833474 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017).
  • In Short — In Re: Petition to Reapportion the Wyomissing Area School District from At Large to (3) Regions for the Election of School Directors, No. 15-0662 (C.C.P. of Berks County, May 10, 2017).
  • Ridgway Area School District and Ridgway Area Education Association

Issue 9, May 5 — In this issue

  • KIPP Philadelphia Charter Schools v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Education, 2017 WL 1550014 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017).
  • Richard Allen Preparatory Charter School v. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of Education, 2017 WL 1548870 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017).
  • S.A. v. Pittsburgh Public School District, 2017 WL 1548879 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017).
  • School District of Philadelphia v. Commonwealth Association of School Administrators, Teamsters Local 502, 2017 WL 1456976 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017).
  • Whitacker-Reid v. Pottsgrove School District, Board of School Directors, No. 371 C.D. 2016 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017).
  • In Short — Wolk, et al. v. School District of Lower Merion, 2017 WL 1418445 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017). OPINION NOT REPORTED.
  • Arbitration:
    • Teamsters Local Union 384 and Souderton Area School District

Issue 8, April 21 — In this issue

  • Article – PSERS Publication Explaining Retiree Return to Service Rules Offers Simplified Procedure for Use as Per Diem Subs
  • Forbes Road School District v. Unemployment Compensation Board of Review, 2017 WL 1382226 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017). OPINION NOT REPORTED.
  • School District of Philadelphia v. Commonwealth Association of School Administrators, Teamsters Local 502, 2017 WL 1365593 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017). OPINION NOT REPORTED.
  • United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers, and Allied Workers, Local Union No. 37 v. North Allegheny School District, et al., 2017 WL 1382227 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017). OPINION NOT REPORTED.
  • Arbitration:
    • Butler Area School District and Butler Area Education Association, PSEA/NEA

Issue 7, April 6 — In this issue:

  • Mirabella v. Villard, et al., 2017 WL 1228552 (3rd Cir. 2017)
  • Pennsylvania International Academy LLC v. Fort LeBoeuf School District, 2017 WL 839492 (W.D. Pa. 2017)
  • Article – Policy News Network Sends Reminder About Legal Alert on Act 10 Investments
  • Arbitration:
    • Williamsport Area School District and Williamsport Area Support Professionals Association

Issue 6, March 23 — In this issue:

  • Endrew F. ex rel. Joseph F. v. Douglas County School District RE-1, 2017 WL 1066260 (U.S. 2017)
  • Evancho v. Pine-Richland School District, 2017 WL 770619 (W.D. Pa. 2017)
  • Fasnacht v. Board of Property Assessment Appeals of Schuylkill County, 2017 WL 931653 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017)
  • In short: Rose Tree Media School District v. Rose Tree Media Secretaries, 2017 WL 962456 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017). OPINION NOT REPORTED

Issue 5, March 10 — In this issue:

  • Downingtown Area School District v. K.D., 2017 WL 877316 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017). OPINION NOT REPORTED
  • Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools, et al.,2017 WL 685533 (U.S. 2017)
  • Wheels Mechanical Contracting and Supplier, Inc. v. The West Jefferson Hills School District, et al., 2017 WL 798279 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017)
  • In short:
    • In Re: Appeal of the City of Coatesville From the Decision of the County of Chester Board of Assessment Appeals for the Property Located at 50 South First Avenue, City of Coatesville, Chester County, Pennsylvania Property Tax Parcel No. 16-5-0229.0000, 2017 WL 631821 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017). OPINION NOT REPORTED.
    • In Re: Private Sales of Former: Charles Carroll High School, Robert Fulton Elementary School, Germantown High School, Walter Smith Elementary School and Abigail Vare Elementary School, No. 767 C.D. 2016 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017). OPINION NOT REPORTED
    • In Re: Petition of The Gateway School District to Approve The Arming of School Police Officers Pursuant to 24 P.S. Section 7-778, et seq., 2017 WL 603621 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017)

Issue 4, February 24 — In this issue:

  • Commonwealth v. Goslin, 2017 WL 631827 (Pa. Super. 2017)
  • In Re: Petition of The Gateway School District to Approve The Arming of School Police Officers Pursuant to 24 P.S. Section 7-778, et seq., 2017 WL 603621 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017
  • In short: Ramos v. Allentown Education Association, 2016 WL 7383800 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2016). OPINION NOT REPORTED
  • Arbitration: Northern Lehigh ESPA and Northern Lehigh School District

Issue 3, February 10 — In this issue:

  • New legislation resolves uncertainty about permissible scope of Guaranteed Energy Savings Contracts; also tightens documentation requirements
  • Cornwall-Lebanon School District v. Cornwall-Lebanon Education Association, 2017 WL 461353 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017). OPINION NOT REPORTED
  • Geier v. Board of Public Education of the School District of Pittsburgh, 2017 WL 359750 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017)
  • Issa v. School District of Lancaster, 2017 WL 393164 (3rd Cir. 2017)
  • In Short:
    • Duquesne City and Duquesne City School District v. Comensky, 2017 WL 429484 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017)
    • J.N. v. Penn-Delco School District, 2017 WL 395481 (E.D. Pa. 2017)
  • Arbitration: Abington Heights School District and Abington Heights Education Association – PSEA

Issue 2, January 27 — In this issue:

  • A.N. v. Upper Perkiomen School District, 2017 WL 85387 (E.D. Pa. 2017)
  • Duffey v. Workers’ Compensation Appeal Board (Trola-Dyne, Inc.), 2017 WL 219106 (Pa. 2017)
  • Washington Township Independent School District v. Pennsylvania State Board of Education, 2017 WL 239606 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2017)
  • In Short:
    • Archer v. York City School District, 2016 WL 7451562 (M.D. Pa. 2016)
    • West Mifflin Area School District v. Pedro A. Rivera, et al. 2017 WL 163807 (Pa. Cmwlth 2017). OPINION NOT PRECEDENTIAL
  • Arbitration: Hanover Area Education Association and Hanover Area School District

Issue 1, January 13 — In this issue:

  • Index for Vol. 53, 2016
  • Fiorentini v. William Penn School District, 2016 WL 7338428 (3rd Cir. 2016). OPINION NOT PRECEDENTIAL
  • Pocono Mountain School District v. Pennsylvania Department of Education, 2016 WL 7449250 (Pa. 2016)
  • In Short:
    • Fitzpatrick v. McKeesport Area School District, TTA No. 01-16 (Secretary of Education 2016)
    • In Re: Condemnation by the Mercer Area School District of Mercer County for Acquisition of Land for School Purposes in the Borough of Mercer, Being the Lands of Kevin and Doreen Wright and Glenn and Edith Krofcheck, 2016 WL 7241472 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2016). OPINION NOT REPORTED
  • Arbitration: Ambridge Area School District and Ambridge Area Education Association

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