AzMERIT does Not Merit A Panicked Response

By Evan Bolick, Rose Law Group litigation and education law attorney Today, the State publicly released the results of Arizona schools’ AzMERIT test scores and the results were… uninspiring. And soon to follow, will be mandatorily required grades (on an A-F scale) for every charter school and school district that will be predicated in large part on the results of …

BASIS ranked top charter high schools in Arizona

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents BASIS) U.S. News and World Report Charter high schools are public high schools that operate under charters and have been released from some of the regulations governing traditional public schools. Charter schools tend to have limited enrollment and usually accept students through an application process. The following are the nation’s top charter schools, as calculated …

Notre Dame Prep fires football coach Mark Nolan amid AIA violations and appeal hearing

By Richard Obert | The Republic Scottsdale Notre Dame Prep football coach Mark Nolan was fired and athletic director Monica Barrett suspended on Thursday ahead of its appeal hearing Friday afternoon by the Arizona Interscholastic Association’s executive board. Jordan Rose, an attorney representing a Notre Dame parents group, confirmed the actions that came in a meeting held Thursday between the …

Notre Dame Prep suspends head coach Mark Nolan

(Note: Rose Law Group represents parents asking Notre Dame Preparatory to terminate the coach and President, appeal the AIA decision and allow Notre Dame to participate in the playoffs) By Richard Obert | The Republic Scottsdale Notre Dame Prep finished football practice Tuesday without head coach Mark Nolan and with parents hoping enough corrective action is taken in time to put …

Notre Dame Prep parents hire law firm amid football scandal

(Note: Rose Law Group represents parents asking Notre Dame Preparatory to terminate the coach and President, appeal the AIA decision and allow Notre Dame to participate in the playoffs) By Derek Staahl | AZ Family SCOTTSDALE, AZ (KPHO/KTVK) –Parents at a Valley high school embroiled in a football scandal demanded the ouster of the school’s president and head coach Tuesday …

Notre Dame parents call for removal of president, head football coach

(Note: Rose Law Group represents parents asking Notre Dame Preparatory to terminate the coach and President, appeal the AIA decision and allow Notre Dame to participate in the playoffs) By Josh Martinez | Scottsdale Independent In light of the recent issues surrounding Notre Dame Prep, many parents are calling for the resignation of both school President James Gmelich and Head …