The Education and Health Law Clinic at Rutgers Law School Presents:


  • Has your child been frequently suspended?
  • Is your child always in detention or excluded from sports or school trips?
  • Have visits to the office become common place?


Learn what the law says about school discipline and your rights!

The panelists will discuss school discipline for children in the general education setting and for children with disabilities; explore disciplinary practices and policies in some charter schools; and encourage parents to advocate for alternative approaches that help build community and keep children in school.

Panel includes:

  • Elizabeth Athos, Esq., Senior Attorney, Education Law Center
  • Tyler Brewster, Co-Founder of Peer Connect
  • Deanna Christian, Esq., Staff Attorney & Clinical Law Fellow,H.E.A.L. Collaborative, Education & Health Law Clinic, Rutgers Law School
  • Nina Peckman, Esq., Staff Attorney, Advocates of Children of New Jersey


Moderated by: Esther Canty-Barnes, Esq., Clinical Professor of Law & Director of the Education & Health Law Clinic, Rutgers Law School

Wednesday, June 27, 2018



Rutgers Law School

123 Washington Street Newark

 Baker Trial Courtroom


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