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Grading, Credit Determinations and Other Considerations for the 2019-20 School Year and Beyond

Monday, April 20th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the Strang Patteson Law Firm focuses on grading, graduation requirements, grade point average calculation and other considerations for the remainder of the 2019-20 school year and beyond. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are […]

Changes to Wisconsin Unemployment Benefits for School Districts

Saturday, April 18th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent School Law FYI, the BoardmanClark Law Firm focuses on recent developments that have clarified federal and state law changes to the Wisconsin unemployment system. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to SAA […]

Five Takeaways from the Department of Labor’s FFCRA Regulations

Wednesday, April 15th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the Strang Patteson Law Firm focuses on the U.S. Department of Labor’s regulations designed to clarify the paid leave provisions in the recently-enacted Families First Coronavirus Relief Act (FFCRA). The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  […]

Legal Opinion On CARES Act “Contractor” Provision

Monday, April 13th, 2020

From the Legal Side… With SAA members throughout the state raising questions regarding the “contractor” provision of the CARES Act, the SAA has worked with Attorney Mike Julka of the BoardmanClark Law Firm to provide as much guidance as is available on the issue.  Please see the Memorandum Attorney Julka prepared for the SAA. The […]

Wisconsin’s Spring Election: Considerations for School Districts

Wednesday, April 8th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent School Law FYI, the BoardmanClark Law Firm focuses on considerations for school districts following the Wisconsin spring election. 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 the […]

WEC Advises that Probibition on Disclosing Unofficial Election Results Remains in Effect

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the Strang Patteson Law Firm follows up on its earlier update from April 7th to report that the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) is advising that the prohibition on disclosing unofficial election results remains in effect. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this […]

Federal Injunction Will Impact School Districts’ Post-Election Activities

Tuesday, April 7th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the Strang Patteson Law Firm focuses on the impact the federal injunction will have on school districts’ post-election activities. 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 […]

Open Meetings Compliance in the COVID-19 Era — A Continuing Challenge

Monday, April 6th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent School Law FYI, the BoardmanClark Law Firm revisits the continuing challenge of how school boards work to find the safest and most efficient ways to conduct their meetings during Wisconsin’s Safer at Home order. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information […]

Payroll Tax Considerations and IRS Documentation Requirements of the FFCRA for School Districts

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent School Law FYI, the BoardmanClark Law Firm focuses on providing clarity regarding payroll tax considerations and IRS documentation of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) for school districts. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are […]

The Latest on the Steady Stream of DOL Guidance on FFCRA

Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent School Law FYI, the BoardmanClark Law Firm provides the latest in its series on the steady stream of clarifying guidance released by the Department of Labor (DOL) on the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable […]

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