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The IEP: From the Document to the Classroom

JOIN ATTORNEY BONNIE YATES, this Sunday, September 16 • 4:00 – 6:00 PM Bonnie Yates, Esq. will lead attendees through a discussion on what is possible to accomplish in the IEP process, the steps you can take to ensure that your child’s IEP is implemented, and that the agreed upon accommodations are in place and being utilized in the classroom. Ms. …

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Free Speech Rights – Student Walkouts and School Discipline UPDATE

Law Offices of Hirji & Chau support the right of students to protest. In anticipation of the April 20 school walkouts in support of gun control, we are providing free legal advice to any student or parent that wants to know what their rights are before and/or after the walkout. Call us to schedule a time to speak with an attorney. …

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Free Speech Rights – Student Walkouts and School Discipline

Law Offices of Hirji & Chau support the right of students to protest. In anticipation of the March 14 school walkouts in support of gun control, we are providing free legal advice to any student or parent that wants to know what their rights are before and/or after the walkout. Call us to schedule a time to speak with an attorney. Here …

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Managing Attorney, Rosa Hirji, authored a chapter on the School to Prison Pipeline, in this new publication

Violence Against Children:                  Making Human Rights Real Purchase from Amazon.com: https://www.amazon.com/Violence-Against-Children-Making-Rights/dp/1138563269/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1511390379&sr=8-4&keywords=violence+against+children This is what she writes: The school to prison pipeline describes an actual and metaphorical trajectory for Black, poor, and vulnerable children in the United States. Children who dealt with the double barriers of racial segregation in schools and unequal educational opportunities …

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Conferencia de Educación Especial

ACTUALIZACIÓN: La fecha para inscribirse en esta conferencia gratuita se ha extendido al viernes 19 de agosto de 2016. El despacho de abogados, Law Offices of Hirji & Chau, LLP (anteriormente RKH Law Office) y Millers Children’s Hospital convocaran la Conferencia de Educación Especial 2016, este sábado, 20 de agosto de 2016, 8 a.m.-3:00 p.m. en la ciudad de Long …

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District Permit Denial Overturned

The Los Angeles County Board of Education ordered Bellflower Unified School District to allow a special needs student to return to his school after Bellflower denied him an inter-district transfer permit.  RKH Law attorney Jenny Chau successfully argued the appeal. Lucas is a student in special education who suffers from migraines, requiring customized academic instruction and language and speech services.  Lucas …

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Hirji & Chau Successes

With 2016 in full swing, this blog focuses on some of the results and achievements our office has secured for our clients throughout the 2015-2016 school year. Though this is not an exhaustive list of our achievements, it is more of a reflection of the hard work put in by our attorneys, advocates, staff, and clients toward pursuing remedies for …

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Upcoming Education Legal Clinic

Join us for an  Education Law Clinic every 3rd Saturday of the month at Community Lawyers, Inc. located at 1216 East Compton Blvd., Compton, CA 90221. Bring your IEP or other school records. Call (310) 635-8181 to schedule an appointment Participe en una  Clínica de derechos de Educación  cada 3er sábado de cada mes en las oficinas de Community Lawyers, …

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Hirji & Chau Wins Reimbursement Case

RKH Law won full reimbursement for Fusion Academy in a case against Huntington Beach High School District after a year and a half battle by our clients to obtain appropriate mental health services for their son. Read the decision here,  OAH Decision.