Charter School and Public School Law

We can serve as solicitor to a charter school, and we are frequently called upon to provide special counsel on discrete legal issues.

-          Charter school applications, from advice to appeal

-          Defending charter school non-renewals and revocations

-          Charter renewal

-          Charter school funding issues, including federal grants

-          Charter school management agreements

-          Charter school facilities: new school construction, real estate purchases, real estate tax exemptions

-          Special education, from advice to litigating due process disputes

-          Student discipline, including expulsions

-          Pennsylvania Right to Know Law requests

-          Sunshine Act compliance

-          Ethics Act compliance

-          Negotiating and structuring contracts with charter school vendors

-          Labor and employment matters, including employment discrimination

-          Board training

-          Drafting a full range of administrative policies and procedures