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Reminder: Review Directory Data Pupil Record Notices

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022

From the Legal Side . . . In its most recent Legal Update, the Renning, Lewis & Lacy Law Firm reminds school districts to review directory data pupil record notices before school starts. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to […]

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 […]

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 […]

School Officials’ Role in Parental Disputes

Monday, June 6th, 2022

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the Renning, Lewis & Lacy Law Firm discusses a few of the common circumstances in which school staff are forced to encounter child custody and related matters, often as part of ongoing parental disputes. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable […]

School Law FYI: Upcoming Deadlines for Renewal and Nonrenewal of Individual Teacher Contracts

Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022

From the Legal Side… In its most recent School Law FYI, the BoardmanClark Law Firm addresses some of the issues that should be considered during the renewal and nonrenewal process. 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 […]

Masking in Schools and on School Buses — An Update

Monday, February 28th, 2022

From the Legal Side… In its most recent School Law FYI, the BoardmanClark Law Firm focuses on the CDC’s new guidance (issued February 25, 2022) regarding masking in schools and on school buses. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to […]

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