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Supreme Court to decide constitutionality of public section union “fair share fees”
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • July 1 2015

Yesterday, the United State Supreme Court granted certiorari in Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, and will consider whether public


Supreme Court ruling avoids major complications for mandatory reporters
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • June 24 2015

Last week, the United States Supreme Court overturned a controversial decision by the Ohio Supreme Court holding that statements given by a preschool


ISBE releases new guidance on medication administration in schools
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

In April, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) amended its 2010 guidance on self-administration of medication. Specifically, the new guidance


Two recent decisions provide guidance on how school districts should respond to allegations of sexual assault
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • June 19 2015

Two recent decisions from our neighbors in Indiana and Michigan provide guidance on what courts may expect from school districts responding to


Must schools protect teachers from bullying by students online?
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • June 12 2015

A lawsuit filed by a California teacher against the school district where she works puts a new spin on an old problem. As the National School Boards


Appellate Court confirms that convicted felon cannot run for school board seat
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • June 5 2015

On May 13, 2015, the Illinois Appellate Court’s First District held that the former Board President of an Illinois high school district’s Board of


Appellate Court confirms Group 2 teachers subject to RIF have no recall rights
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • June 2 2015

Last week, the Illinois Appellate Court's Second District held that a teacher subject to dismissal based on a reduction in force (RIF) did not have


How does the Supreme Court’s recent Facebook decision impact schools?
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • June 2 2015

In a recent decision, Elonis v. United States, the U.S. Supreme Court held that in order to convict a man for alleged threats made against his wife


District must reimburse special education student for data plan required by private residential school
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • May 28 2015

Those who follow the intersection between special education and technology know there is a dearth of administrative decisions and case law addressing


OSERS issues new guidance regarding State and due process complaints
  • Franczek Radelet PC
  • USA
  • May 26 2015

The U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) has issued new guidance in response to concern that