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The LEGAL ONE Podcast

Law, Ethics, and Governance for All Leaders, including an Overview of New and Emerging issues. 

In collaboration with NJPTA.

Available in Apple Podcasts, Google Play, and Spotify.  New episodes every Monday.

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Episode 12: Addressing the Rights of English Language Learners and Plyler v. Doe

Season 1, Episode 12 - Listen to the preview

About The LEGAL ONE Podcast

How can you understand your legal rights and responsibilities? Especially with limited time, laws that are constantly evolving, and the fact that you are always on the move? Whether you are a parent, teacher, school leader, college student or just have an interest in school law, the LEGAL ONE Podcast provides a great option for you.

As the leading provider of school law training, the LEGAL ONE team of school law experts is pleased to offer the LEGAL ONE Podcast, a weekly podcast that helps you understand complex legal issues through 20 to 30 minute episodes. Each episode will be hosted by a LEGAL ONE attorney, include information on recent developments in school law and provide tips for promoting collaboration between parents and schools.

For those with an interest in specific topics, the Podcast will include series of episodes that focus on specific aspects of school law, such as landmark Supreme Court decisions, landmark legislation, special education, First Amendment rights, addressing bullying and other student behavior, and discrimination law. The format will include legal analysis and commentary, interviews with key stakeholders and tips for how to learn more about particular topics.

Special Bonus Episode

Understanding the Latest NJ Department of Health Guidelines for Schools

by :Wayne Yankus, MD FAAP and David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director | Listen to the preview

This special bonus episode reviews the latest guidance from the New Jersey Department of Health for schools and the implications it will have for how schools operate moving forward. The episode reviews new standards related to physical distancing, other key health and safety protocols and the potential health and legal challenges that are likely to arise as school districts move towards a planned full reopening of schools in the Fall.  Click to view resources discussed during this episode, including available online courses.

Latest Episode

Addressing the Rights of English Language Learners and Plyler v. Doe

View resources discussed during this episode, including available online courses.

Presenters: David Nash, Esq., Director of Legal Education and Rose Acerra, Immediate Past President & Legislative Chairperson for NJPTA
 
This episode of the LEGAL ONE Podcast includes a review of the seminal case on addressing the needs of students who are English Language learners regardless of their citizenship status, in light of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Plyler v. Doe. The episode reviews the constitutional protections available to students under the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. The episode includes a discussion of other key developments addressing the legal rights of English Language learners since the Plyler decision, including a review of the rights of such students to access rigorous courses and gifted programs, the right to be protected from hate speech, including recent trends related to Anti-Asian speech, and the right to receive services as needed if an English Language learner also has a disability. Finally, the podcast includes a discussion about how schools and parents can work together to ensure that the needs of English Language learners are effectively addressed and to ensure that the families of such students are welcomed into the larger school community.

Season 1, Episode 12    |   28 min

Upcoming Episodes

5/17 – Title,IX, Protecting Against Retaliation Claims and Jackson v. Birmingham Public Schools
Sandra Jacques, NJPTA Representative

Latest Episode

Addressing the Rights of English Language Learners and Plyler v. Doe

View resources discussed during this episode, including available online courses.

Presenters: David Nash, Esq., Director of Legal Education and Rose Acerra, Immediate Past President & Legislative Chairperson for NJPTA
 
This episode of the LEGAL ONE Podcast includes a review of the seminal case on addressing the needs of students who are English Language learners regardless of their citizenship status, in light of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Plyler v. Doe. The episode reviews the constitutional protections available to students under the Equal Protection Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. The episode includes a discussion of other key developments addressing the legal rights of English Language learners since the Plyler decision, including a review of the rights of such students to access rigorous courses and gifted programs, the right to be protected from hate speech, including recent trends related to Anti-Asian speech, and the right to receive services as needed if an English Language learner also has a disability. Finally, the podcast includes a discussion about how schools and parents can work together to ensure that the needs of English Language learners are effectively addressed and to ensure that the families of such students are welcomed into the larger school community.

Season 1, Episode 12   |    28 min

Recent Episodes

5/3 - Episode 11 Overcoming Barriers to Student Access and Fry v. Napoleon Community Schools

by - John K. Worthington, Esq., LEGAL ONE consultant, Geta Vogel, FEA Consultant, and Cathy Lindenbaum, 2019 -2021 NJPTA President - Click Here for the resources to this episode

4/26 - Episode 10 Ensuring a Free and Appropriate Public Education for Students with Disabilities and Endrew F. v. Douglas County

by - John K. Worthington, Esq., LEGAL ONE consultant, Geta Vogel, FEA Consultant, and Cathy Lindenbaum, 2019 -2021 NJPTA President - Click Here for the resources to this episode

4/19 - Episode 8 Protecting Students from Bullying/Discrimination and L.W. v. Toms River

by - David Nash, Esq., Director of Legal Education, Michael F. Kaelber, Esq., Coordinator for Online Development, and Rose Acerra, Immediate Past President & Legislative Chairperson for NJPTA - Click Here for the resources to this episode

4/12 - Episode 7 Analyzing Discrimination Claims and McDonnell Douglas v. Green

by - Sandra L. Jacques, Esq., Supervisor of Legal Research and Content Development and Cathy Lindenbaum, 2019 -2021 NJPTA President - Click Here for the resources to this episode

4/5 - Episode 6 Staff Free Speech Rights and Pickering v. Board of Education

by - Sandra L. Jacques, Esq., Supervisor of Legal Research and Content Development and Robert Acerra, Director of Member and Board Services, NJPTA - Click Here for the resources to this episode

3/29 - Episode 5 Student Free Speech Rights - Tinker v. Des Moines

by - Sandra L. Jacques, Esq., Supervisor of Legal Research and Content Development and Rose Acerra, Immediate Past President & Legislative Chairperson for NJPTA - Click Here for the resources to this episode

3/22 - Student Search and Seizure and T.L.O.

by - Michael F. Kaelber, Esq., Coordinator for Online Development, and Robert Acerra, Director of Member and Board Services, NJPTA - Click Here for the resources to this episode

3/15 - Supervising Students and Ensuring Safe Dismissal and Jerkins v. Anderson

by - David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director and Cathy Lindenbaum, NJPTA President - Click Here for the resources to this episode

3/8 - The Duty to Protect Students from Foreseeable Dangers and Frugis v. Bracigliano

by - David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director and Cathy Lindenbaum, NJPTA President - Click here for the resources to this episode.

3/1 - Student Due Process Rights and Goss v. Lopez

by - David Nash, Esq., LEGAL ONE Director, Rebecca Gold, LEGAL ONE Consultant, and Cathy Lindenbaum, NJPTA President - click here for the resources to this episode.

Meet The Hosts

David Nash, Esq.

David Nash, Esq.

Michael F. Kaelber, Esq.

Michael F. Kaelber, Esq.

Cathy Lindenbaum

Cathy Lindenbaum

2019-2021 NJPTA President

Rose Acerra

Rose Acerra

Immediate Past President & Legislative Chairperson for NJPTA

Sandra L. Jacques, Esq.

Sandra L. Jacques, Esq.

John K. Worthington, Esq.

John K. Worthington, Esq.

Robert Acerra

Robert Acerra

Director of Member and Board Services, NJPTA

Brenda Calderone

Brenda Calderone

NJPTA Human Resources Chairman and Member at Large

David Nash, Esq., Director of Legal Education – read his bio.

Sandra L. Jacques, Esq., Supervisor of Legal Research and Content Development – read her bio.

Michael F. Kaelber, Esq., Coordinator for Online Development – read his bio.

John K. Worthington, Esq., LEGAL ONE consultant – read his bio.

Cathy Lindenbaum, 2019-2021 NJPTA President – read her bio

Robert Acerra, Director of Member and Board Services, NJPTA – read his bio

Rose Acerra, Immediate Past President & Legislative Chairperson for NJPTA – read her bio

Brenda Calderone, NJPTA Human Resources Chairman and Member at Large – read her bio

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