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The Supreme Court Will Not Hear Landmark Transgender Student Case
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • March 7 2017

The wait for a final resolution of the legal issues surrounding transgender students will be extended as the result of a decision today by the United


Supreme Court Holds IDEA Exhaustion Required When Crux of Complaint Is a Denial of FAPE
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • February 23 2017

The Supreme Court issued its opinion in Fry v. Napoleon yesterday. The case (which we previewed in this alert) asked the court to interpret the IDEA


Administration Withdraws Transgender Guidance While Considering Legal Issues
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • February 23 2017

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of Education (DOE) jointly issued a statement rescinding the guidance on transgender students’


DeVos Confirmed, Oral Arguments Set in Gloucester County, and Congress Introduces Education Legislation
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • February 16 2017

Last week, the United States Senate voted to confirm Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. DeVos’ confirmation hearings were contentious, as


New Administration Signals Change on Support of Transgender Guidance
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • February 13 2017

On Friday, the Trump administration signaled that it will not defend the guidance given by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Department of


NLRB General Counsel Looks to Expand Reach of Federal Labor Law to Private Colleges and Universities; Believes that Scholarship Football Players are Employees
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • February 9 2017

Since 2014, the National Labor Relations Board has issued three significant decisions related to union organizing at private universities: Pacific


Know Where Your Student Data is Going!
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • January 30 2017

As we move into the second half of the school year, we want to remind districts and charter schools of the importance of securing and protecting


IL Supreme Court Interprets OMA Requirement for Public Recital Prior to Final Action
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • January 27 2017

The Illinois Supreme Court recently affirmed the decisions of the lower courts, which had overturned a Public Access Counselor opinion, in Board of


Tenured Teacher Dismissal Upheld for Assisting Students on ISAT
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • January 25 2017

In one of the first teacher dismissal decisions of 2017, school districts across the state of Illinois scored a victory as an independent hearing


Illinois Enacts Law Requiring Schools to Lead Test Their Water Supply
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • January 25 2017

Earlier this week, Governor Bruce Rauner signed a new law requiring Illinois elementary schools and day care centers to test their drinking water