Volume 57, 2020

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Issue 25, Dec 18 — In this issue:

  • School Law
    • J.D., a student with a disability, et al v. The Pennsylvania Virtual Charter School, 2020 WL 7024286 (E.D. Pa. 2020)
    • Ines S. Zohni v. The School District of Philadelphia, 2020 WL 6700920 (E.D. Pa. 2020)
    • Rebecca Cartee-Haring v. Central Bucks School District, 2020 WL 6528438 (E.D. Pa 2020)
    • F.S. by and through her parent Pamela Scarano v. Crestwood School District, et al, 2020 WL 6445985 (M.D. Pa 2020)
    • Dunmore School District v. Pa. Interscholastic Athletic Assoc., 2020 WL 7212874 (M.D. Pa. 2020)
    • Suniaga, et al v. Downingtown Area School District, 2020 WL 7062361 (E.D. Pa. 2020).
  • In Short
    • In re: John Wilkinson, Docket No. 19-029 (State Ethics Comm. Oct. 28, 2020)

Issue 24, Dec 4 — In this issue:

  • School Law
    • Parker v. Sch. Dist. of Phila., 823 Fed. Appx. 68 (3d Cir. 2020)
    • T.W., a minor, by and through his father, Thomas Waltman, et al v. Southern Columbia Area School District, 2020 WL 7027636 (M.D. Pa. 2020)
    • A.A., a minor, by his parent and natural guardian, Yolette Alcis v. The School District of Philadelphia, et al, 2020 WL 6822963, (E.D. Pa 2020)
    • Harrisburg Area Community Coll. v. Pennsylvania Human Relations Comm’n, 2020 WL 6325862 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2020)
    • Richard L. Seech v. Gateway School District, 2020 WL 6883203 (Commw. Ct. 2020)
    • Highlands School District v. Brian Rittmeyer and Tribune-Review, 2020 WL 7061810 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2020)
    • James R. Elliot v. PIAA, 2020 WL 5526051 (M.D. Pa. 2020)
  • In Short
    • Kennett Consolidated School District v. Chester County Bd of Assessment Appeals, 2020 WL 6439611 (Pa. 2020)

Issue 23, Nov. 13 — In this issue:

  • School Law
    • Morgan Earnest, a minor, by and through her mother, Linda Kohler v. Mifflin County School District, Civil No. 1:20-CV-01930 (M.D. Pa. 2020)
    • David and Renee Henry, individually and as guardians and parents of S.J.K.H., a minor v. School District of Philadelphia, et al, 2020 WL 6287492 (E.D. Pa. 2020)
    • D.C., a minor by and through his mother, A.T. v. Pittsburgh Pub. Sch., et al, 2020 WL 3195750, (W.D. Pa 2020).
    • E.H. and R.H., individually and on behalf of their daughter, K.H., et al v. Wissahickon School District, 2020 WL 6286709 (E.D. Pa. 2020)
    • In the Interest of: C.B., a Minor, 2020 WL 6534553 (Super. Ct. 2020)
    • North Allegheny School District v. North Allegheny Federation of Teachers, 2020 WL 6555152 (Commw. Ct. 2020)
  • In Short
    • Kabel v. Manheim Twp. Sch. Dist., 2020 WL 3637945 (Commw. Ct. 2020)
    • Nothstein v. USA Cycling, 2020 WL 6504585 (E.D. Pa. 2020)

Issue 22, Oct. 30 — In this issue:

  • School Law
    • G.S. as an individual and mother and natural guardian of S.S., a minor v. Penn Trafford School District, et al, 2020 WL 6135729 (W.D. Pa. 2020)
    • D.B. v. Tredyffrin/Easttown School District, et al, 2020 WL 6262181 (E.D. Pa. 2020)
    • Tracy Cormier v. Crestwood School District et al., 2020 WL 6263027 (M.D. Pa. 2020)
    • Castagna v. W. Mifflin Area Sch. Dist, 2020 WL 3619698 (W.D. Pa. 2020)
  • In Short
    • Payne v. Pa. Dept. of Health, 2020 WL 5524276 (Commw. Ct 2020)

Issue 21, Oct. 16 — In this issue:

  • School Law
    • In re: Consolidated Appeals of Chester-Upland School District and Chichester School District, 2020 WL 5823333 (Pa. 2020)
    • John P. Sivick v. State Ethics Commission, 2020 WL 5823822 (Pa. 2020)
    • Downingtown Area Sch. Dist. v. G.W., 2020 WL 5981902 (E.D. Pa. 2020)
    • Riverside School District v. Riverside Educational Support Personnel Association, 2020 WL 5989878 (Commwlth Ct. 2020)
    • Muffley v. Hall, Civ. No. 20-20346 (Ct. of Common Pleas of Lycoming Co., 2020)
  • In Short
    • Kelly McGrath v. Board of School Directors of the City of Scranton, et al, No. 20 CV 3698 (Lackawanna Ct of Common Pleas 2020)
    • Askin v. Sch. Dist. of Pittsburgh, TTA No. 05-19 (2020)
    • Moskowitz v. Central Buck Sch. Dist. TTA No. 01-20 (2020)

Issue 20, Oct. 2 — In this issue:

  • School Law
    • Hartnett v. Pa. State Educ. Ass’n, 963 F.3d 301, 378 Ed.Law Rep. 700 (3d Cir. 2020)
    • Watters, et al v. Board of School Directors of the City of Scranton, 2020 WL 5626539 (3d Cir. 2020)
    • Nicole B., individually and on behalf of N.B. v. School District of Philadelphia, et al, 2020 WL 5542091 (Pa. 2020)
    • T.W., a minor, by and through his father, Thomas Waltman, et al v. Southern Columbia Area School District, 2020 WL 5751219 (M.D. Pa. 2020)
    • Vavases v. California Area Sch. Dist., 2020 WL 5569747, (W.D. Pa. 2020)
    • Goodman v. Norristown Area Sch. Dist., 2020 WL 5292051 (E.D. Pa. 2020)
    • Anderson and Jackiewicz v. Pleasant Valley Education Support Professionals Association, Pleasant Valley School District, et al. No. 6063 CV 2017 (Monroe County Crt of Common Pleas 2020)
  • In Short
    •  Commonwealth v. Byrd, 2020 WL 4344904, (Pa. 2020)
  • Arbitrations
    • Greenville Area School District v. Greenville Education Association, PSEA/NEA
    • Dover Area School District v. Dover Area Education Association
    • Central Cambria School District v. Central Cambria Education Association

Issue 19, Sept. 18 — In this issue:

  • School Law
    • Diamond, et al v. Pa. State Education Association, et al, 2020 WL 5084266 (3d Cir. 2020)
    • County of Butler, et al v. Thomas W. Wolf, et al 2020 WL 5510690 (W.D. Pa. 2020)
    • H.U. and B.U., parents and natural guardians of K.U. v. Colonial Northampton – IU, 2020 WL 5292073 (E.D. Pa. 2020)
  • In Short
    • M4 Holdings LLC v. Lake Harmony Estates Property Owners Association, 2020 WL 4723098 (Commw. Ct. 2020).

Issue 18, Sept. 4 — In this issue:

  • School Law
    • Campbell, et al v. Pa. School Boards Association, et al, 2020 WL 5049051 (3d Cir. 2020)
    • Tammy Wakefield and Johnny Wakefield v. Beaver Area School District, 2020 WL 4925679 (W.D. Pa. 2020)
    • A.J., a minor v. East Stroudsburg Area School District, 2020 WL 4530724 (M.D. Pa. 2020)
    • M.C., by and through his Mother, Marie Conyers v. The School District of Philadelphia, 2020 WL 4903790 (E.D. Pa. 2020)
    • Kim Doan and I.D. v. Downingtown Area School District, 2020 WL 4699046 (E.D. Pa. 2020).
    • James Wishard and Jennifer Wishard, on behalf of their minor child, J.W. v. Waynesboro Area School District, 2020 WL 4924566 (M.D. Pa. 2020)
  • In Short
    • Appeal of G.S., a minor, by and through his parents, Erin and Jason Snyder, Civ. No. 2019-006041 (Delaware Co. Ct of Comm. Pleas 2020)
    • Easton Area School District v. The Board of Revenue Appeal of Northampton Co., et al, Civ. No. C-48-CV-2019-10663 (Northampton Co. Ct of Comm. Pleas 2020)

Issue 17, Aug. 21 — In this issue:

  • School Law
    • M.S., a minor, BY AND THROUGH her mother, Paris Hall v. Susquehanna Township School, et al, 2020 WL 4497154 (3d Cir. 2020)
    • Lesher v. Zimmerman & Hamburg Area School District, 2020 WL 4581604 (3d Cir. 2020)
    • A.J., a minor v. East Stroudsburg Area School District, 2020 WL 4530724 (M.D. Pa. 2020)
    • Jane Doe, a minor v. Harrisburg School District d/b/a Rowland Academy, 2020 WL 4584372 (M.D. Pa. 2020)
  • In Short
    • Avon Grove Charter School v. Coatesville Area School District, Civ. Action No. 2020-02117-IR (Chester Co. Crt of Comm. Pleas 2020)

Issue 16, Aug. 7 — In this issue:

  • School Law
    • Andrew Moynihan; Karen Moynihan v. West Chester School District, et al, 2020 WL 4435579 (3d Cir. 2020)
    • Elizabeth Brown & Kim Evans-Johnson, v. William Penn School District, 2020 WL 4436851 (E.D. Pa. 2020)
  • In Short
    • Shonte Watkins v. Vision Academy Charter School, 2020 WL 4220486 (E.D. Pa. 2020)

Issue 15, July 24 — In this issue:

  • School Law
    • Eastern University Academy Charter School v. School District of Philadelphia, 2020 WL 3886021 (Commw. Ct. 2020)
    • Eniyah Brown Moore, et al v. Solanco School District, et al, 2020 WL 3888069 (E.D. Pa. 2020)
    • School District of Philadelphia v. Sonarith Chek, 2020 WL 3742913 (Commw. Ct. 2020)
  • In Short
    • Black & Davison, et al v. Chambersburg Area School District, 2020 WL 3963773 (M.D. Pa. 2020)
  • Arbitrations
    • Tussey Mountain School District v. Tussey Mountain Education Association

Issue 14, July 10 — In this issue:

  • School Law
    • B.L., a minor, BY AND THROUGH her father Lawrence Levy and her mother Betty Lou Levy v. Mahanoy Area School District, 2020 WL 3526130 (3d Cir. 2020)
    • Espinoza, et al v. Montana Department of Revenue, et al, 2020 WL 3518364 (S. Ct. 2020)
    • Hazelton School District v. Central Columbia School District, 2020 WL 3406075 (Commw. Ct. 2020)
  • In Short
    • Penn Hills School District v. Kamakshi, Inc. v. Adelita Real Estate Development, Inc., 2020 WL 3412269 (Commw. Ct. 2020)

Issue 13, June 26 — In this issue:

  • School Law
    • Bostock v. Clayton County, GA; Altitude Express, Inc., et al v. Melissa Zarda, et al; R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. v. EEOC, et al, 2020 WL 3146686 (S.Ct. 2020)
    • Easton Area School District v. Rudy Miller and the Express Times, 2020 WL 3281099 (Pa. 2020)
    • Esther Purnell v. Radnor Township School District, 2020 WL 3127972 (E.D. Pa. 2020)
  • In Short
    • M.W. v. Shikellamy School District, 2020 WL 3250974 (M.D. Pa. 2020)

Issue 12, June 12 — In this issue:

  • School Law
    • Washington Township Independent School District v. Pa. State Board of Education, 2020 WL 2968574 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2020)
    • Roussaw as Legal Guardian of A.J. v. Mastery Charter High School, et al, 2020 WL 2615621 (E.D Pa. 2020)
    • Daman v. Rochester Area School District, et al, 2020 WL 2735984 (W.D. Pa. 2020)
  • In Short
    • Colonial School District v. Montgomery County Board of Assessment Appeals, 2020 WL 2758698 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2020)

Issue 11, May 29 — In this issue:

  • School Law
    • G.S., as an individual and mother and natural guardian of S.S. v. Penn-Trafford School District, et al, 2020 WL 2466373 (3d Cir. 2020)
    • J.F. and J.F. v. Byram Township Board of Education, 2020 WL 2499815 (3d Cir. 2020)
    • Rachel L. Carr v. PennDOT, 2020 WL 2532232 (Pa. 2020)
    • J.S., a minor by his parents, M.S. and D.S. v Manheim Township School District, 2020 WL 2508031 (Commw. Ct. 2020)
    • Dr. Steven Greenfield v. Hanover Area School District, 2020 WL 2394910 (Pa. Commw. Ct. 2020)
  • In Short
    • Molina v. Pa Social Services Union, et al, 2020 WL 2306650 (M.D. Pa. 2020)

Issue 10, May 15 — In this issue:

  • School Law
    • Darrington v. Milton Hershey School, 2020 WL 2177584 (3d Cir. 2020)
    • T.R., et al v. School District of Philadelphia, 2020 WL 2100945 (E.D. Pa. 2020)
    • John Joe Doe v. Career Technology Ctr of Lackawanna Co., et al, 2020 WL 1984193 (M.D. Pa. 2020)
    • Shackner, et al v. Edinboro University, 2020 WL 1983761 (Commw. Ct. 2020)
    • California Area Sch. Dist. v. California Area Educ. Ass’n, PSEA/NEA, 2020 WL 2097777 (Pa. Supreme Ct May 1, 2020)
  • In Short
    • Commonwealth of Pa. v. Arthur Melton, 2020 WL 2026111 (Pa. Super. 2020)
  • Arbitrations
    • In the Matter of Arbitration Between Dallastown Area School District and Dallastown Area Education Association

Issue 9, May 1 — In this issue:

  • School Law
    • Ali v. Woodbridge Township School District, 2020 WL 1933261 (3d Cir. 2020)
    • Condemnation by the Mercer Area School District for Acquisition of Land for School Purposes in the Borough of Mercer, 2020 WL 1870276 (Pa. Cmwlth. Ct. 2020)
    • Barthelemy, et al. v. Moon Area School District, 2020 WL 1899149 (W.D. Pa. 2020)
  • In Short
    • Gary B. et al. v. Whitmer, et al., 2020 WL 1951894 (6th Cir. 2020)
    • Williamsport Area School District v. Williamsport Area Education Support Professionals Assoc., CV-20-0075 (Ct of Common Pleas – Lycoming County 2020)

Issue 8, Apr. 17 — In this issue:

  • School Law
    • K.S., a minor, BY AND THROUGH his parents, Thomas and Donna Schenk v. Pottsville Area School District, 2020 WL 1650183 (M.D. Pa. 2020)
    • J.S., a minor, BY AND THROUGH his parent, P.S. v. Keystone Oaks School District, 2020 WL 1532316 (W.D. Pa. 2020)
    • Andrew Moynihan, et al v. West Chester Area School District, 2020 WL 1676394 (E.D. Pa. 2020)
  • In Short
    • Pennsylvania Special Education Hearing Officer – Final Decision and Order – ODR File No. 23066-19-20 (LEA: Propel Charter Schools)(Date of Decision: January 10, 2020)

Issue 7, Apr. 3 — In this issue:

  • School Law
    • Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties v. Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board; Appeal of: Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, 2020 WL 1466302 (Pa. 2020)
    • Rullo v. University of Pittsburgh, 2020 WL 1472422 (W.D. Pa. 2020)
  • In Short
    • Rebecca Clark v. Delaware Valley School District, 2020 WL 1503661 (M.D. Pa. 2020)

Issue 6, Mar. 20 — In this issue:

  • In Short
    • Rena C. v. Colonial School District, 2020 WL 1059684 (E.D. Pa. 2020)
    • Edwards v. Beaver County Career and Technology Center, 2020 WL 1130853 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2020)
    • John Joe Doe C. D. v. Career and Technology Center of Lackawanna County, et al, 2020 WL 1165837 (M.D. Pa. 2020)

Issue 5, Mar. 6 — In this issue:

  • School Laws
    • Wolk v. School District of Lower Merion, 2020 WL 982023 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2020)
    • In Re: Petition for Formation of Independent School District, Consisting of the Borough of Highspire, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, 2020 WL 982015 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2020)
  • In Short
    • Galante v. Moniteau School District, 2020 WL 973306 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2020)
    • Appeal of Saraswati Nirmalananda from Decision Assessment Appeals for Property Located at 1400 Hampton Drive, West Bradford Township, Chester County PA, 2020 WL 901455 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2020)
    • Ceramic Art & Culture Institute v. Board of Assessment Appeals of Berks County, 2020 WL 769426 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2020)

Issue 4, Feb. 21 — In this issue:

  • School Laws
    • Colonial School District v. E.G., 2020 WL 529906 (E.D. Pa. 2020)
  • In Short
    • B.B. v. Delaware College Preparatory Academy, 2020 WL 639249 (3d Cir. 2020)
    • Jacqueline N. v. School District of Philadelphia, 2020 WL 529890 (E.D. Pa. 2020)

Issue 3, Feb. 7 — In this issue:

  • In Short
    • Aspira, Inc. of Pennsylvania v. The School District of Philadelphia, 2020 WL 362680 (E.D. Pa. 2020)
    • David v. The Pennsylvania State University, 2020 WL 475751 (W.D. Pa. 2020)
    • National Liability & Fire Insurance Company v. Brimar Transit, Inc. and Pittsburgh Public School District, 2020 WL 209315 (W.D. Pa. 2020)
    • Furst v. Easton Area School District, 2020 WL 477224 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2020)
  •  Arbitrations
    • Arbitration by Agreement of the Parties, Great Valley Education Association and Great Valley School District
    • In the Matter of Arbitration Between Nanticoke Area Education Support Professionals Association and Greater Nanticoke Area School District
    • Arbitration by Agreement of the Parties, Norristown Education Association and Norristown Area School District

Issue 2, Jan. 24 — In this issue:

  • School Laws
    • Satterly v. Unemployment Compensation Board of Review, 2020 WL 215929 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2020)
  • In Short
    • Bethlehem Area School District v. Board of Revenue Appeals of Northampton County, 2020 WL 236726 (Pa. Cmwlth. 2020)
    • Highlands School District v. Rittmeyer and Tribune-Review, No. SA-19-371 and SA-19-470 (CCP Allegheny County, PA, January 6, 2020)
    • Petition to Establish an Independent School District for Property Situated in Jefferson Township, Somerset County, for Purposes of Transfer to an Adjacent School District, MMS No. EDU-2019-SLAP-000023 (Pennsylvania Department of Education, December 13, 2019)
  •  Arbitrations
    • In the Matter of Arbitration Between Waynesboro Area Education Association PSEA/NEA and Waynesboro Area School District

Issue 1, Jan. 10 — In this issue:

  • School Laws
    • Razzano v. Sarandrea, 2019 WL 7049994 (W.D. 2019)
    • K.L. v. Scranton School District, 2020 WL 42723 (M.D. Pa. 2020)
  • In Short
    • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania v. Crosby, 2020 WL 21205 (Pa. Super. 2020)
  •  Arbitrations
    • In the Matter of Arbitration Between Blast Intermediate Unit 17 and Blast Intermediate Unit Education Association PSEA-NEA

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