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Virtual Annual Conference Nov. 4-7, 2020
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ELA's 66th Annual Conference will take place Nov. 4-7, 2020 as planned, but this year's event will be held virtually.
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• Which Law Schools Have Offerings in Education Law? - October 2020
• P. Zirkel's Special Ed Legal Alert - October 2020
• School Law Reporter - September 2020
• P. Zirkel's COVID-19 & K-12 Special Ed Students Legal Update
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Education Law Association is the premier forum for professionals in K-12 and higher education, in legal practice and scholarship, in private schools and public, and in public policy who are interested in practical knowledge, scholarship, and interdisciplinary dialogue about legal and policy issues affecting education.
ELA is a nonprofit member association offering unbiased information to a uniquely diverse professional membership about current legal issues affecting education and the rights of those involved in education in public and private K-12 schools, universities, and colleges. For education professionals and legal advocates serving educational institutions or other clients engaged with them, ELA is an indispensable resource.
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The Education Law Association is a membership association and does not answer individual legal questions or provide legal advice or services. We do not make referrals or recommendations, although we are able simply to provide the names of ELA members who are practicing attorneys in a certain community. If you are in need of legal representation, you also can contact your local, county, or state bar association or legal aid office.