New regulations released last week by the Education Department will change how K-12 schools respond to students' reports of sexual assault and harassment, requiring administrators to more formally investigate claims and share the evidence with accused students and their parents.
The New Title IX Rules Will Change The Rules For South Dakota's K-12 Schools
About Swier School Law Counsel™
Swier School Law Counsel™ is a boutique education law department within Swier Law Firm.
We recognize the needs of South Dakota's school officials to obtain first-rate legal advice on a broad range of issues. Our attorneys provide creative, timely, and cost-efficient legal strategies that balance the needs of students, parents, employees, and citizens with the interests of keeping a school district on solid legal footing.
Swier School Law Counsel™ and its attorneys author The South Dakota School Law Deskbook™ and South Dakota School Law Notes™. The Group's attorneys also have years of experience teaching the popular "Education and the Law" class at the University of South Dakota School of Law.
Swier Law Firm has served as legal counsel for school districts throughout the state and for the School Administrators of South Dakota and its membership. SASD is an educational association comprised of over 800 school administrators (Superintendents, Business Managers, Principals, Special Education Directors, and Curriculum Directors) throughout South Dakota.
About Swier Law Firm
As one of South Dakota's leading law firms, Swier Law Firm delivers creative and custom legal solutions to local, regional, and national clients of all sizes. The Firm thrives on delivering exceptional legal services for clients with high expectations. With offices across South Dakota, Swier Law Firm stands apart based on our nationally recognized experience, responsiveness, and results. We offer numerous locations throughout South Dakota and provide innovative legal services while keeping our client’s needs in mind.
The Firm's wide range of practice areas enables us to maintain cutting-edge experience and in-depth knowledge of the challenges faced by our clients so that we can provide the most effective legal solutions.