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Thomas Fox

Daily Compliance News: December 15, 2019, the Sunday Book Review, UT Press edition

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In today’s edition of Sunday Book Review: • Big Wonderful Thing by Stephen Harrington • Border Land, Border Water by CJ Alverez • Taking the Land to Make the City by Mary Ryan • No Way But To Fight by Andrew RM Smith ...more

Fisher Phillips

The New Norm: Responding To White Supremacy In Our Schools

by Fisher Phillips on

It’s here. It’s happening. Each day, another piece of what our society recognizes as white supremacist ideology finds its way into mainstream social media and news platforms. We read about it, wrestle with our stand on “free...more

Bricker & Eckler LLP

Salary threshold changes could make more school district employees eligible for overtime pay

by Bricker & Eckler LLP on

On September 24, 2019, the United States Department of Labor issued a new rule revising the salary threshold for the so-called “white collar exemptions.” While this new rule will not affect teachers, it may affect other...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

House Seeks To Block Proposed Amendments To Title IX Regulations

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

Four congresspersons have introduced legislation in the House of Representatives aiming to block the Department of Education’s proposed amendments to the Title IX regulations on how colleges and universities must handle...more

Thomas Fox

Stake-the Leadership Podcast-Leadership and Remote Employees, Part 1

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There are many companies that have employees who’ve never stepped foot in their office. Maybe you’re thinking, “But that has to be very few companies and employes, right?” The answer -- not so much. Remote employees are...more

Thomas Fox

Creativity and Compliance-Episode 13, Garin Bergman On Improving Access to Information

by Thomas Fox on

Where does creativity fit into compliance? In more places than you think. Problem-solving, accountability, communication, and connection - they all take creativity. Join Tom Fox and Ronnie Feldman on Creativity and...more

Thomas Fox

Compliance Man Chooses the Target-Holiday Gift-Giving

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Welcome to Compliance Man Chooses the Target with Tim Khasanov-Batirov series. Today we a have a special Christmas podcast. Our goal is to highlight matters that should be on agenda of practitioners that deploy compliance...more

Franczek P.C.

Facts and Fiction: The Truth About the Trump Administration’s Executive Order on Anti-Semitism

by Franczek P.C. on

On December 11, 2019, President Donald Trump signed an executive order declaring his administration’s commitment to enforcing federal racial anti-discrimination provisions against discrimination “rooted in anti-Semitism.”...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Student Lending: AGs Question Education Department, CFPB Sued

In the latest student lending happenings, a group of state attorneys general wrote to the Department of Education seeking confirmation of student loan discharge relief to thousands of borrowers, while a consumer group filed...more

Patrick Malone & Associates P.C. | DC Injury...

Top experts, by failing to disclose conflicts of interest, shortchange taxpayers

Elite researchers — professors and staff with ties to 20 of the nation’s top universities and the respected National Institutes of Health — may be failing to be as candid as institutions and laws require about their potential...more

Franczek P.C.

The Top Five Takeaways from the Public Access Counselor’s 2019 Binding Opinions

by Franczek P.C. on

The Illinois Attorney General’s Public Access Counselor was once again busy during 2019, issuing binding decisions of interest to public entities governed by the Illinois Open Meetings Act and Freedom of Information Act....more

McGuireWoods Consulting

States Across the Nation Address School Safety

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Beyond the ever-growing list of pressures today’s schools face is the looming threat of another school shooting. Ever since Columbine in 1999, schools and law enforcement agencies have taken great precautions to prevent these...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

How States are Using Technology to Shape the Classroom Experience

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Under the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) states are empowered to invest in education technology. With funding targeted specifically to support the use of technology in the classroom, states are implementing various...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

Trends in Student Data Privacy

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Across the country, school districts use technology to facilitate learning and assist in classroom management. From tracking grades and communicating with parents to monitoring bathroom breaks, technology is everywhere in our...more

Poyner Spruill LLP

H-1B Visa Challenges: Approval Rates are Down and Major Changes in the H-1B Application Process Lie Ahead

by Poyner Spruill LLP on

H-1B visa petitions have been receiving increased denials from the US Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) following the President’s Buy American and Hire American Executive Order of 2017. For example, according to the...more

Fisher Phillips

Texas Takes The Lead Protecting Private And Independent School Students

by Fisher Phillips on

In its most recent legislative session, Texas lawmakers took a number of steps designed to protect students from potential harm due to sexual misconduct. The new rules extend to certain obligations and protections to private...more

Mitchell, Williams, Selig, Gates & Woodyard,...

Green Infrastructure/University of Arkansas System: Division of Agriculture Receives Grant for Development in Southeast Arkansas

The University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture (Research and Extension) (“U of A”) issued a news release stating it has received a grant to expand “green infrastructure” into Southeast Arkansas. The Arkansas...more

Franczek P.C.

Illinois Senate Bill 460 Suspends Implementation of Draft IEP Paperwork Requirement

by Franczek P.C. on

After pushback from Illinois school districts, an amendment to the Illinois School Code’s special education provisions will alleviate some, but not all, frustrations related to a recent law that added significant procedural...more

Ballard Spahr LLP

Dept. of Ed close to releasing proposal that would facilitate income share agreement programs at selected Title IV schools

by Ballard Spahr LLP on

My colleagues and I have the privilege of advising numerous clients on income share agreements (ISAs), including universities, service providers, and institutional investors. So we were excited by reports that the U.S....more

Franczek P.C.

College Cleared in Due Process Challenge Because Student Failed to Participate in Offered Process

by Franczek P.C. on

In a case that serves as a healthy reminder of the importance of drafting and abiding by clear disciplinary policies, an Illinois Appellate Court recently held that a College did not violate a student’s due process rights...more

SmithAmundsen LLC

Minimizing The Risks Of GDPR For U.S. Academic Institutions

by SmithAmundsen LLC on

After the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in May 2018, U.S. academic institutions continue to grapple with compliance issues. Institutions must address areas where there is exposure to risk and...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

NC Politics in the News - December 2019 #2

by McGuireWoods Consulting on

Agriculture - THE SALISBURY POST: N.C. Farm School growing farmers from the ground up - According to the 2017 agriculture census, there are about 74,000 agriculture producers in North Carolina, and 27% of those...more

Franczek P.C.

Title IX Lessons from DOE Report Finding Clery Act Violations at UNC

by Franczek P.C. on

The Title IX world is abuzz with expectation about the release of regulations from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights. The general consensus is that even if the Department makes some changes based on...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

South Carolina 2020 Legislative Session Preview

by McGuireWoods Consulting on

Education - Education reform will remain the focus of 2020 legislative session in South Carolina, after the Senate failed to push the House-passed reform package to the floor for debate in 2019....more

Thomas Fox

Innovation in Compliance-Episode 107, Outsourced Compliance with Fizza Khan

by Thomas Fox on

Fizza Khan, this week’s guest on the Innovation In Compliance show, has been in regulatory consulting for over 10 years. She is the CEO and founder of Silver Regulatory Associates, an innovative company that specializes in...more

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