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Latest Regulatory Changes to FFCRA Leave

Friday, September 18th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent School Law FYI, the BoardmanClark Law Firm focuses on revisions to the Department of Labor (DOL) regulations governing leave under 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 distributing this […]

Federal Court Finds Wisconsin School District Denied FAPE

Thursday, September 17th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent School Law FYI, the BoardmanClark Law Firm focuses on a recent ruling from a Wisconsin federal court and discusses the importance of implementing IEPs with fidelity and fully addressing a student’s lack of progress, even if a parent refuses to participate in the process. The SAA regularly receives […]

Payroll Deferral Considerations for School Districts

Friday, September 4th, 2020

From the Legal Side . . . We share the following from the Boardman Clark Law Firm.  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 Boardman Clark. “In light of President Trump’s Executive Order […]

DPI Issues New Guidance on “Additional Services” for Students with Disabilities

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the Strang Patteson Law Firm focuses on new DPI guidance on how school districts must address the impact of the extended school closures due to COVID-19 on students with disabilities. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA […]

Graduation Time: The Class of 2020

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the Strang Patteson Law Firm examines the legal foundation for the emotional and controversial debate over graduation ceremonies for the Class of 2020. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to […]

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 […]

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