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Illinois Appellate Court: school district not immune from liability for student fall in “Cafetorium”

  • Franczek Radelet PC
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2014

The Illinois Appellate Court recently determined that the fact that a school's "Cafetorium" was used for parties and ceremonies for sports teams and

Illinois appeals court finds school district immune from bullying lawsuit

  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2014

The Second District Illinois Court of Appeals recently issued an opinion in a case involving a school district's alleged response to

Federal court says New York City schools can prohibit “religious worship” in school facilities

  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2014

As reported in The New York Times, the Second Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that a school district could prohibit outside community groups

Impact on employers and schools of Illinois Supreme Court’s rejection of eavesdropping law

  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 26 2014

Employers, schools, and other entities have long relied on the Illinois Eavesdropping Act to prohibit individuals from recording conversations

Attorneys’ fees awarded to charter school in IDEA action

  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2014

The District Court for the District of Columbia recently issued a decision awarding attorneys' fees to a charter school (that operates as its own

Natural accumulation doctrine takes a hit

  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 19 2014

Winter may almost be over, but a recent Illinois Appellate Court case makes clear that school districts should remain vigilant in preventing and

U.S. Department of Education releases guidance on Protecting Student Information While Using Online Educational Services

  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 18 2014

Last month, the U.S. Department of Education released guidance on the proper use, storage and security of student data being generated by new online

How lessons learned from “Yik Yak” can help you address the next novel social media bullying trend

  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 10 2014

The big news in education technology this week is Yik Yak, a free, anonymous social networking application that allows users to post comments that can

Look out for upcoming spring deadlines for school districts

  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 28 2014

Spring brings a host of deadlines school districts should keep in mind. Here are some important dates for school leaders to mark on their calendars

Critical limitations soften blow of Seventh Circuit decision voiding Indiana school’s boys basketball hair length rule

  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 26 2014

School districts across the country allow their athletic departments and coaches to regulate student player appearances, including rules requiring