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School Law Update: Wisconsin School District Nondiscrimination Obligations

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

From the Legal Side… In its most recent School Law FYI, BoardmanClark  reminds Wisconsin School Districts of their nondiscrimination obligations. The SAA regularly receives these updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to SAA members with the permission of BoardmanClark.  

Legal Update: Ensure that Regular Education Teachers Have Access to Student IEPs

Monday, October 21st, 2019

From the Legal Side… The Buelow Vetter Law Firm has recently published this Legal Update on the importance of ensuring that regular education teachers have access to student IEPs. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to SAA members with the […]

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Overtime Rule

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

Several law firms have issued client updates on the U.S. Department of Labor final rules on overtime exemptions.  See the updates from Buelow Vetter, Strang Patterson, BoardmanClark.  The SAA regularly receives these updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to SAA members with the permission of […]

Strang, Patteson: New DPI Guidance on Special Ed Open Enrollment Actual Costs

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

From The Legal Side… Strang, Patteson recently published this legal update regarding the DPI’s new guidance on actual costs for providing special education and related services to open enrolled students.  The SAA regularly receives these updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to SAA members with the […]

Strang, Patteson: Approval Requirements In School District Real Estate Transactions

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

From The Legal Side… With the annual meeting of the electors approaching for common school districts and union high school districts, many are considering whether elector approval is required for certain real estate transactions.  This legal update from Strang, Patteson explores this issue.

BoardmanClark: Metadata is a Public Record: What Does this Mean for School Districts?

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

From The Legal Side… BoardmanClark recently published this School Law FYI regarding a recent Wisconsin Court of Appeals decision and the way that school districts must respond to records requests for electronic files.   The SAA regularly receives these updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to […]

BoardmanClark: Tax Consequences of Tuition Reimbursement Agreements

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

From The Legal Side… BoardmanClark recently published this School Law FYI regarding Tax Consequences of Tuition Reimbursement Agreements.  The SAA regularly receives these updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to SAA members with the permission of BoardmanClark.

Reminder — Moving Expenses Now Taxable Wages

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

From the Legal Side . . . BoardmanClark provided the SAA with the following information regarding how moving expenses are handled under the new tax law passed at the end of 2017.  We think this is important information for SAA members and we are posting it with the permission of BoardmanClark. “The new tax law […]

BoardmanClark: DOL Releases New Overtime Rules

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

From The Legal Side… BoardmanClark recently published this School Law FYI regarding the U.S. Department of Labor’s release of its proposed overtime rule. The SAA regularly receives these updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to SAA members with the permission of BoardmanClark.

Wisconsin’s Open Enrollment Program Does Not Violate Federal Law

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

From the Legal Side … On January 22, 2019, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that Wisconsin’s open enrollment program did not violate federal law.  In its most recent legal update, Strang Patteson examines the court’s decision and its impact on Wisconsin school districts. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe […]

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