Community Legal Aid (CLA) announces its Education Law Project serving Franklin, Hampshire, and Berkshire Counties.  CLA’s education law attorney will provide advice and assistance with the myriad COVID-related and other education issues families face now and in the future as schools reopen, including:

  • accessing technological devices and internet connection for remote learning;
  • accessing materials and information in the parent’s preferred language (information, notices, and academic materials);
  • accessing special education instruction, accommodations, and services for students who are struggling, whether or not they have been diagnosed with a disability;  
  • disciplinary proceedings (such as suspensions and expulsions) or other removals from learning time;
  • bullying; and
  • barriers to school enrollment (such as lack of necessary documentation).

Families can apply for services by calling  855-CLA-LEGAL (855-252-5342) or applying on line at

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