Mootness

A recent case of interest is Burke v. Hillsborough County School Board, No. 8:17–CV–993–T–33JSS, 2018 WL 1139064, 71 IDELR 187 (M.D. Fla. Mar. 2, 2018), appeal filed, No. 18-11257 (11th Cir. Mar. 29, 2018). The case involved a gifted third grader with autism who was...

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USDOE Rejects NYS’s ESSA Waiver

On January 16, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education rejected New York’s application for a waiver of sections 1111(b)(1)(B) and (b)(2)(B)(i) of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (ESEA), as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), 20 U.S.C. §...

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