EDUCATION LAW

Nicholas Agro is an Attorney with extensive experience representing Students in Education Law matters.

The Law Office of Nicholas Agro focuses exclusively on Education Law. This includes representing students with disabilities who are not receiving the Special Education services and accommodations that they need, students who are facing a Suspension / Disciplinary Proceeding, Residency Determinations, Refusals to Vaccinate, School Transportation, Transition Plan issues, Improper Searches by school personnel, student victims of bullying, students who are cutting class / having attendance problems, students with substance abuse issues, and many other types of matters.

Our Office represents students with all types of disabilities including: ADD / ADHD, Anxiety Disorder, Aspergers, Asthma, Auditory Processing Disorders / CAPD, Autism, Blindness, Depression, Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Dyslexia, Emotional Disturbance, Other Health Impaired (OHI), PDD NOS, Multiple Disorders

We represent students in various types of proceedings including: CSE Meetings, 504 Meetings, 3214 Disciplinary Hearings / Superintendent Hearings, Appeals to the Commissioner of Education, Special Education Impartial Hearings, and Residency Determination Hearings

Serving Suffolk and Nassau Counties

Law Office of Nicholas J. Agro, P.C. 1000 Main Street, Port Jefferson, NY 11777

Phone (631)642-2478

The information on this website is educational and not intended to be legal advice.

Copyright 2014 Law Office of Nicholas J. Agro, P.C.

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Law Professor

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Agro is an adjunct professor of law at St. Joseph's College in Patchogue, NY where he teaches a graduate level course in Special Education Law.

What is Education Law?

Parents today face tremendous challenges when it comes to their child’s education. Although awareness of disabilities has grown, parents are finding it more difficult than ever to obtain the services that their children need from their school (more)...

News: Ebola policy for schools from NY State Ed and NY State Dept of Health

The NY State Department of Health, in conjunction with the New York State Education Department issued a policy document regarding Ebola on Oct 27, 2014. The document recommends that schools take measures including Review of School Infection Control Practices, and Increased Vigilance for early recognition of potential Ebola. The document states that the recommendations are subject to change in response to changes in CDC guidance. Parents who are interested in more information can read the full document here.

In the Community

Mr. Agro was on hand to answer parent questions about Education Law at a recent talk by Dr. Steve Nenninger at the Port Jefferson Village Center. Dr. Nenninger lectured to an enthusiastic, standing room only, audience on numerous issues relating to nutrition and the immune system. Part of his talk focused on vaccinations, which spurred interest in the school vaccinations exemption law. Dr. Nenninger announced that Mr. Agro was available to answer questions about the exemption for school vaccinations. After Dr. Nenninger finished his talk, Mr. Agro spoke with many of the parents to explain the law regarding vaccinations and exemptions and to answer their questions.

In the Media

Mr. Agro was quoted in an award winning Long Island Press newspaper article concerning the problem of schools reporting parents to Child Protective Services, entitled "Reading, 'Riting and Revenge", by April Jimenez.