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Race-based admissions and assignment policies survive another legal challenge in Fisher v. University of Texas

  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2014

Last year, I blogged about the impact of a higher education Supreme Court diversity case, Fisher v. University of Texas on K-12 schools. As discussed

ISBE publishes proposed rules on State model evaluation plan

  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2014

The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) recently published its proposed regulations containing the State Performance Evaluation Model required

ISBE releases non-regulatory guidance on recall rights for honorably dismissed teachers in group 2

  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 23 2014

As we reported last month, recently enacted Public Act 098-0648 gives limited recall rights to honorably dismissed teachers placed in Group 2 who

University of Texas’s use of race in student admissions survives another legal hurdle

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

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit decided this week that the University of Texas's consideration of race as a factor among many factors

Guidance regarding compliance with changes to Clery Act made by VAWA before final regulations become effective

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

Earlier this week, the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education (DOE) released guidance designed to assist institutions of

U.S. Supreme Court’s decision raises questions about cell phone searches in schools

  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2014

The long-standing test for searching students at school requires that the search must be based on a "reasonable suspicion" that the student violated

Illinois Appellate Court: school district’s subcontracting of transportation services is “part of bargaining process” and an “important weapon in negotiations”

  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 2 2014

The Illinois Appellate Court for the Fourth District recently found that a school district did not engage in any unfair labor practices when it

Department of Education proposes new VAWACampus SaVE Act regulations

  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 20 2014

On June 20, 2014, new proposed regulations targeting sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking were published in the Federal

U.S. Supreme Court unanimously holds that public employee’s truthful subpoenaed testimony was protected speech under the First Amendment

  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 20 2014

It has long been recognized that public employees are not excluded from First Amendment protection, and for more than 40 years the courts have

Supreme Court declines to review case on public school graduations in churches

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

The Supreme Court decided this week not to hear a recent case from the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals (which has jurisdiction over Illinois