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Strang, Patteson: Approval Requirements In School District Real Estate Transactions

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

From The Legal Side… With the annual meeting of the electors approaching for common school districts and union high school districts, many are considering whether elector approval is required for certain real estate transactions.  This legal update from Strang, Patteson explores this issue.

BoardmanClark: Metadata is a Public Record: What Does this Mean for School Districts?

Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

From The Legal Side… BoardmanClark recently published this School Law FYI regarding a recent Wisconsin Court of Appeals decision and the way that school districts must respond to records requests for electronic files.   The SAA regularly receives these updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to […]

BoardmanClark: Tax Consequences of Tuition Reimbursement Agreements

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

From The Legal Side… BoardmanClark recently published this School Law FYI regarding Tax Consequences of Tuition Reimbursement Agreements.  The SAA regularly receives these updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to SAA members with the permission of BoardmanClark.

Reminder — Moving Expenses Now Taxable Wages

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

From the Legal Side . . . BoardmanClark provided the SAA with the following information regarding how moving expenses are handled under the new tax law passed at the end of 2017.  We think this is important information for SAA members and we are posting it with the permission of BoardmanClark. “The new tax law […]

BoardmanClark: DOL Releases New Overtime Rules

Tuesday, March 12th, 2019

From The Legal Side… BoardmanClark recently published this School Law FYI regarding the U.S. Department of Labor’s release of its proposed overtime rule. The SAA regularly receives these updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to SAA members with the permission of BoardmanClark.

Wisconsin’s Open Enrollment Program Does Not Violate Federal Law

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

From the Legal Side … On January 22, 2019, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals held that Wisconsin’s open enrollment program did not violate federal law.  In its most recent legal update, Strang Patteson examines the court’s decision and its impact on Wisconsin school districts. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe […]

CPI For Bargaining Agreements Beginning July 1, 2019 Confirmed

Thursday, February 14th, 2019

From the Legal Side… In its most recent School Law Update, Boardman Clark reports that the consumer price index (CPI) for bargaining agreements beginning July 1, 2019 has been confirmed.  Check it out. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update […]

It’s Confirmed, Evers to Deliver Budget Address February 28th

Friday, February 8th, 2019

From WisPolitics.com … Evers is now locked in to deliver his budget Feb. 28, a spokeswoman said. Lawmakers gave Evers until Feb. 28 to release the document, and his office had indicated previously it was targeting that date for the address. The date is now confirmed, the spokeswoman said.

OCR to Conduct Compliance Reviews on the Use of Seclusion and Restraint

Monday, February 4th, 2019

From the Legal Side: In it’s most recent school law update, Boardman Clark examines the recently announced initiative by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) to address the inappropriate use of seclusion and restraint in school districts. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We […]

Open Enrollment Space Limitations

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

From the Legal Side… The most recent legal update from the Strang Patteson Law Firm has a very straight-forward conclusion as evidenced by its title: 2019-20 Open Enrollment Space Limitations Must Be Set During the January 2019 School Board Meeting.

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