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Court Approves of School District Plan to Restrict Parent’s Communications with School District Personnel

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020

From the Legal Side… In its most recent Legal Update, the Strang Patteson Law Firm reports that a school district can lawfully limit parents’ communications with a school district and its personnel according to a recent federal court of appeals decision. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information […]

CPI For Bargaining Agreement

Thursday, January 30th, 2020

From the Legal Side: In it’s most recent Quick Update, the BoardmanClark Law Firm reports that the Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) has advised the Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission (WERC) that the CPI increase applicable to one-year collective bargaining agreements with a term beginning on July 1, 2020 is 1.81%.  This Quick Update also features discussion […]

School Law Update: Students Charged and/or Convicted of a Felony are Ineligible for WIAA Competitions

Wednesday, November 20th, 2019

From the Legal Side… In its most recent School Law FYI, BoardmanClark reminds Wisconsin School Districts to review their athletic codes to ensure they incorporate and implement the WIAA Felony 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 […]

School Law Update: Wisconsin School District Nondiscrimination Obligations

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

From the Legal Side… In its most recent School Law FYI, BoardmanClark  reminds Wisconsin School Districts of their nondiscrimination obligations. 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.  

Legal Update: Ensure that Regular Education Teachers Have Access to Student IEPs

Monday, October 21st, 2019

From the Legal Side… The Buelow Vetter Law Firm has recently published this Legal Update on the importance of ensuring that regular education teachers have access to student IEPs. The SAA regularly receives these legal updates and we believe this is valuable information for SAA members.  We are distributing this update to SAA members with the […]

U.S. Department of Labor Issues Final Overtime Rule

Tuesday, October 1st, 2019

Several law firms have issued client updates on the U.S. Department of Labor final rules on overtime exemptions.  See the updates from Buelow Vetter, Strang Patterson, BoardmanClark.  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 […]

Strang, Patteson: New DPI Guidance on Special Ed Open Enrollment Actual Costs

Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

From The Legal Side… Strang, Patteson recently published this legal update regarding the DPI’s new guidance on actual costs for providing special education and related services to open enrolled students.  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 […]

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.

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