A Louisville attorney is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider whether language in the Kentucky High School Athletics Association’s bylaws violates the First Amendment. Currently, no schools can offer student athletes more than 25 percent of tuition in merit-based scholarships. The rule called Title 13 is meant to prevent schools from paying students to… Continue reading Attorney Challenges Language Regulating Merit-Based Pay in High School Sports
An attorney representing several Jefferson County Public Schools parents has filed a response to the school district’s attempt to overturn a ruling against the student assignment plan. Teddy Gordon has been arguing against JCPS for over a decade. He even won a U.S. Supreme Court decision in 2007, which called the district’s student assignment plan… Continue reading Attorney Asks State Supreme Court to Deny JCPS Student Assignment Case Review
Nine more parents have joined a lawsuit challenging the Jefferson County Public Schools’ student assignment plan. It brings to ten the number of parents who contend the school district is in violation of a state law that allows them to enroll their children in public schools closest to their homes.
By Rick Howlett Louisville attorney Teddy Gordon has filed a new lawsuit challenging Jefferson County Public Schools’ new student assignment plan. Gordon filed the suit Wednesday in Jefferson Circuit Court on behalf of parent Scott Arnold, whose five year old son was unable to get into Cochrane Elementary School near his home for the upcoming… Continue reading Another Suit Challenges JCPS Plan
A hearing is set for tomorrow afternoon in federal court in Louisville regarding a challenge to Jefferson County Public Schools’ student assignment plan. Last week, attorney Teddy Gordon filed a request for an injunction on behalf of two plaintiffs whose children were seeking entrance to Stopher Elementary school as kindergarteners. Gordon wants the plan halted,… Continue reading Hearing Tomorrow in JCPS Student Assignment Case