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The COVID-19 pandemic has shuttered classrooms and campuses across the country, forcing colleges, universities, and K-12 school systems to dive headfirst into technology-enabled distance learning to save the academic year for their students. The abrupt shift to online education for brick-and-mortar educational institutions raises a host of questions, both practical and legal, and requires adaptability and careful attention to the shifting demands of the virtual environment. Campus and district policies regarding student free speech, harassment, bullying, and academic freedom may no longer work as intended in the digital classroom, while the need for expression and safety for our students, teachers, and professors remains as important as ever.
Join our education law attorneys for a free, one-hour webinar to discuss how to balance First Amendment rights against the preservation of a safe, effective online educational environment.
This webinar will:
More on our Education Law Webinar Series:
Nelson Mullins hosts a yearlong series of free webinars focusing on myriad legal issues faced by education institutions. Our upcoming webinars will focus on forthcoming Title IX regulations, hot topics in diversity and inclusion, students with disabilities, and other topics. We hope you will join us.
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Tuesday, April 21, 2020
12:30 EDT - 1:30
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