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New Title IX Regulations Make Sweeping Changes for Schools

Wednesday, May 20th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the Strang Patteson Law Firm focuses on new final Title IX regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Education.  The new regulations, which make sweeping changes to existing Title IX regulations, are effective August 14, 2020. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this […]

DPI, AG Provide Guidance Related to Schools Following Supreme Court Decision

Tuesday, May 19th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the Buelow Vetter Law Firm provides an overview of the May 13, 2020 Wisconsin Supreme Court decision striking down Emergency Order #28, subsequent guidance from DPI and the Wisconsin Attorney General, and recommendations for schools in this uncertain time. The SAA regularly receives these legal […]

Court Declares Emergency Order 28 Unlawful; Allows School Closure Order to Stand

Thursday, May 14th, 2020

From the Legal Side… Several law firms that we work with either have released, or will soon release, legal updates focusing on the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s decision yesterday to declare Emergency Order 28 unlawful, yet allow the school closure order to stand.  We will provide links below to each firm’s update as it becomes available. […]

Latest Guidance on FFCRA Leave

Monday, May 11th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent School Law FYI, the BoardmanClark Law Firm focuses on what school districts should know from the latest Department of Labor guidance on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are […]

State Law Waivers and Requests Available in Light of School Closures

Thursday, May 7th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent School Law FYI, the BoardmanClark Law Firm focuses on state law waivers and requests available in light of the COVID-19 school closures. 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 […]

Notices of Reasonable Assurance and Unemployment Benefits

Friday, May 1st, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent School Law FYI, the BoardmanClark Law Firm focuses on school district notices of reasonable assurance for academic year employees and issues surrounding unemployment benefits. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to SAA […]

Unemployment Compensation and Continuation of Coverage for School Districts

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the von Briesen & Roper Law Firm presents an FAQ on questions districts may have on cutting costs while retaining quality employees, particularly as it relates to Unemployment Compensation benefits and continuation of health care and retirement benefits. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and […]

WIAA Cancels Spring Sports Season but Extends Opportunities Into Summer

Wednesday, April 29th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the Strang Patteson Law Firm focuses on the WIAA’s cancellation of the 2020 spring sports regular season and tournament competitions. This update also includes a review of the WIAA’s outlined methods by which coaches can still virtually connect with their players and extend the opportunities for […]

School Construction and Building Maintenance Projects During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the Strang Patteson Law Firm focuses on school construction and building maintenance projects during the COVID-19 pandemic. 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 permission of […]

Governor Evers Signs 2019 Wisconsin Act 185

Tuesday, April 21st, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the Strang Patteson Law Firm focuses on the statutory changes in Act 185 concerning the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on Wisconsin school districts. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update […]

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