The May/June 2018 issue of The Pennsylvania Lawyer magazine features Michael Connolly, Esq. of McAndrews Law Offices and his recent article “NOT SO FAST: School Discipline for Students with Disabilities”. The Pennsylvania Lawyer is the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s membership magazine whose mission is to inform, educate, analyze and provide a forum for comment and discussion. In this well-written and informative article, Michael Connolly addresses significant issues involving students with disabilities and the rules and procedures that public schools must follow when disciplining any student, as well as certain disciplinary protections afforded to students with disabilities under both state and federal laws.
Michael Connolly, Esq. of McAndrews Law Offices represents parents of children with special needs in a variety of education matters. He is an active member of the PBA Legal Services for Exceptional Children Committee, and has served as both vice chair and chair of the committee. His full bio can be read here.