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FAQ: Rehiring WRS Annuitants for the 2022-23 School Year

Monday, August 8th, 2022

From the Legal Side… In its most recent School Law FYI, the BoardmanClark Law Firm focuses on frequently asked questions regarding rehiring WRS annuitants for the 2022-23 school year. 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 […]

News Story: Schools Face Fiscal Cliff, Inflation, Frozen Funding

Monday, August 8th, 2022

Check out this strong news article by Danielle DuClos (Green Bay Press Gazette) as it appears in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.  Great quotes by several school superintendents and business officials.

Gableman Records Robocall Backing Vos’ Primary Opponent

Monday, August 8th, 2022

From WisPolitics.com …Former Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman recorded a robocall urging voters to support Adam Steen in tomorrow’s GOP primary, saying Assembly Speaker Robin Vos “never wanted a real investigation into the 2020 election in Wisconsin.”Vos, R-Rochester, said the call shows how desperate Gableman is to remain relevant.Former President Trump revealed during Friday’s rally […]

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Coaches

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2022

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the Renning, Lewis & Lacy Law Firm focuses on the Fair Labor Standards Act (FSLA) and the compensation of coaches. 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 […]

More on the Kennedy v. Bremerton School District Decision

Thursday, July 14th, 2022

From the Legal Side… The von Briesen & Roper Law Firm, in its most recent Legal Update, focuses on the Kennedy v. Bremerton School District decision.  We believe this decision is important for SAA member consideration.  Therefore we have posted the perspectives of more than one firm on the decision in the past ten days. […]

Federal Judge Must Re-Evaluate Student Ban On T-Shirts With Gun Images

Wednesday, July 6th, 2022

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the Renning, Lewis & Lacy Law Firm reviews an important recent U.S. Court of Appeals decision concerning the ability of school officials to restrict the First Amendment rights of students as to speech and expression. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this […]

FMLA Reminders

Wednesday, July 6th, 2022

From the Legal Side… In its most recent School Law FYI, the BoardmanClark Law Firm focuses on reminders and clarifications for school districts regarding the Federal Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). 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 […]

Legal Updates from Buelow Vetter

Wednesday, July 6th, 2022

From the Legal Side… In the past week, the Buelow Vetter Law Firm has released important legal updates including: The U.S. Supreme Court Rendered a 6-3 Decision in Kennedy v. Bremerton School District, 597 U.S. U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Proposed Amendments to Title IX Regulations The SAA regularly receives these legal […]

Wisconsin’s Rank in Per-Pupil Spending Continues Decline

Wednesday, July 6th, 2022

The Wisconsin Policy Forum (WPF) released a new report today entitled, “Wisconsin’s Ranks in School Spending, Tax Burden Fall Together.”  The key findings regarding Wisconsin school spending include: Recently released data from the U.S. Census Bureau show that in 2020 Wisconsin per-pupil spending on elementary and secondary education ranked 25th highest in the nation, 5.6% […]

Nicholson Drops Out of Governor’s Race

Wednesday, July 6th, 2022

From WisPolitics.com …Republican Kevin Nicholson isn’t closing the door on another bid for public office after dropping out of the guv’s race.Nicholson, a business consultant and former Marine, didn’t respond to a request for an interview with WisPolitics.com after announcing his decision yesterday. But he told conservative radio host Mark Belling he planned to take […]

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