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  • Massillamany Jeter & Carson LLP Files Suit Against Department of Child Services After Tragic House Fire Kills 6
    Massillamany Jeter & Carson LLP Files Suit Against Department of Child Services After Tragic House Fire Kills 6

    A Switzerland County couple lived through every parents’ worst nightmare when the Indiana Department of Child Services (DCS) removed their children from their care. From there, the situation only ...

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  • Alexandria Special Education Teacher Resigns Over Sexual Misconduct Charges
    Alexandria Special Education Teacher Resigns Over Sexual Misconduct Charges

    On April 12, 2021, the Alexandria Community School Corporation accepted a letter of resignation from a special education teacher at Alexandria Monroe High School. The 36-year-old teacher is charged ...

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  • Amy Carson Has Been Elected as the Managing Partner
    Amy Carson Has Been Elected as the Managing Partner

    Amy Carson was elected by the partners of Massillamany Jeter & Carson LLP to serve as the firm’s managing partner beginning on January 1, 2021. Massillamany Jeter & Carson LLP is one of the ...

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  • Pandemic’s Impact on Students with Disabilities
    Pandemic’s Impact on Students with Disabilities

    Special Needs Child Services in the Age of COVID-19 Over the past year, Attorney Tom Blessing received countless phone calls from parents of special needs students whose schools had closed, suspended ...

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  • Family Alleges Bashor Children’s Home Failed to Keep Their Son Safe
    Family Alleges Bashor Children’s Home Failed to Keep Their Son Safe

    A 13-year-old boy with special needs was sexually assaulted after escaping from Bashor Children’s Home, according to a lawsuit filed by his parents on February 17, 2021. The lawsuit alleges the ...

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  • Feds Investigate Indiana Schools’ Use of Virtual Learning for Special Education Students During Pandemic
    Feds Investigate Indiana Schools’ Use of Virtual Learning for Special Education Students During Pandemic

    The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has launched an investigation into reports that Indiana schools have not been complying with federal law in the provision of special ...

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