This lecture, presented by education attorney Bonnie Spiro Schinagle, will review the various statutes and regulations governing school choice. The program will begin by providing a history of public education in the United States and an overview of the school choice movement.
The program will then review relevant case law concerning school choice. Ms. Spiro Schinagle will review the Supreme Court’s ruling in Zelman v. Simmons-Harris, 536 U.S. 639 (2002) and will also review litigation in various jurisdictions throughout the country. Other topics to be discussed include tax credits, establishment clause concerns, and the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, as it relates to school choice.
Bonnie Spiro Schinagle is a special education lawyer admitted to practice in New York and Connecticut. She holds Juris Doctorate and Master of Laws degrees from Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law.
She clerked for Magistrate Judge Linea Johnson, U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida and for Judge Barry J.
Bonnie has delivered case law updates at Wrightslaw conferences in the New York area and has presented lectures on special education law to parent and professional groups, including the National Association
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