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NHSBA - Legal Guides

NHSBA provides periodic updated guidelines on legal issues facing schools and school boards throughout the state.



School District Use of Social Media - October 2013

Right to Know Law - NHSBA Training Document - March 2012

School Boards and New Teacher Evaluation Law - October 2013

Policy Process - April 2009

Policy Implications of _Move on When Ready Systems_ - October 2010

Guidance In The Hiring, Supervision And Regulation Of Athletic Coaches - October 2011

NHSBA Focus on School Safety - January 2013

Extended Learning Opportunities and Alternative Learning Plans - October 2009

Developing Evaluation Tools and Goal Setting for School Boards and Superintendents - October 2012

Board Member Roles & Responsibilities - April 2010

Legal Primer for New Board Members - April 2010

Teacher Dismissal and NonRenewal - September 2011

Terms & Definitions - March 2010

NH Attorney General Right-to-Know Memo - September 09

Facing Difficult Transportation Decisions in Wake of Rising Fuels Costs (August 08)

NSBA Annual Notice of Student/Parental Rights (pdf) (March 2008)

NH Supr Court Reaffirms "Reasonable Suspicion" for Student Searches (pdf) (November 2007)

Investigating Allegations of Employee Misconduct (pdf) (October 2007)

School Safety, including School Safety Checklist (pdf) (December 2006)


NH Supreme Court Rules on Epping School Board Case (October, 2006)

Londonderry Amicus Brief (pdf)
(May 2006)

School Funding Plan Ruled Unconstitutional (April 2006)

Federal Court Supports New Hampshire School District's Suspension of Student for Refusing to Remove Symbolic Insignia (March 2006)

Epping School Board Amicus Brief- Filed 2/24/2006 (pdf) (February 2006)

Epping School Board Headed to NH Supreme Court (February 2006)



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