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1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Education Law for South Carolina on

Q: As a teacher, can I sue my school district if I believe they are not providing a safe environment for myself or students

Am currently employed by Charleston County School District. This is my third year teaching and the second year I have worked for CCSD. The 2016-2017 school year has brought tremendous emotional distress into my work, family, and personal life. The students at the school this year have been... Read more »

Jeremy R. Summerlin answered on Jun 28, 2017

This is not a private forum, so your question is now available to your current employer. I suggest you delete this question, if possible, and schedule a consult with a local employment lawyer.

1 Answer | Asked in Education Law and Copyright for South Carolina on

Q: Could I copyright a charter school curriculum and format?

Will Blackton answered on Jan 27, 2017

You could, however, you should be aware that you're only copyrighting the expression of the ideas, not the underlying ideas themselves. Also, 17 U.S.C. Section 110 and the TEACH Act provides some pretty robust defenses for the use of copyrighted material in the realm of education. This may... Read more »

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