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Michigan Governor Whitmer Signs into Law Major K-12 Teacher Performance Evaluations Reforms

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On November 22, 2023, Michigan Governor Gretchen E. Whitmer signed into law two bills (SB 395 & SB 396) reforming the teacher and school administrator evaluation processes at K-12 schools. The new legislation introduces...more

McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

College Football's Latest Controversy: NCAA IP-Like "Sign Stealing" Rules Not Ready for Big Data or AI

Aside from the actual games on the field, the college football press has been fixated on one story over the past several weeks: the Michigan "sign stealing" controversy. Michigan head coach (and former Chicago Bears...more

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The Future Is Sooner Than You Thought: Effective Dates for School Law Changes in Michigan

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In 2023, the Michigan Legislature enacted a series of Public Acts that significantly changed laws impacting public education in kindergarten through grade 12. Some of these laws had specified effective dates, and others were...more

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[Webinar] Higher Education Hazing Investigation Bootcamp - January 24th, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST

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Join Bricker Graydon’s Higher Education Team for an in-depth training on how to effectively investigate and address reports of hazing on your campus. This half-day session will address the root causes of hazing behavior on...more

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Lights! Cameras! Action! (To Take Following a Request to View Special Education Camera Footage) 

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Texas Education Code 29.022 leaves little room for confusion regarding the requirements for placing video cameras in certain self-contained classrooms and other special education settings following a request by a parent,...more

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[Ongoing Program] Level 2: K-12 Title IX Report Writing for Investigators and Decision-Makers - December 13th, 9:00 am - 11:30 am...

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K-12 Title IX Regulations Trainings Winter Series - Join Bricker Graydon attorneys for a series of trainings to learn how to remain compliant with the current Title IX regulations....more

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Mitigating The Risks Of Introducing Name, Image, And Likeness Rights In College Athletics

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In the world of college athletics, the introduction of name, image, and likeness (NIL) rights on 1 July 2021 revolutionized the landscape for student-athletes, presenting new challenges and opportunities for student-athletes....more

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College Coaching Contracts and the Future of “Buyouts”

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This time of year, the topic of coaching contract buyouts tends to bring a certain level of angst. This is no surprise, of course, as it often comes with a considerable price tag and an attendant level of press coverage...more

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DOE moves to empower student loan oversight for better borrower support

On November 9, the DOE announced it is outlining a framework for how it will increase borrower support and ensure student loan servicers are accountable for errors. Richard Cordray, Federal Student Aid (FSA) Chief Operating...more

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The Cannabis Cure for the Public Pension Crisis

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Pensions are, and have been, an important compensation component for public employees, including teachers, police, fire, and other municipal positions. However, limited funds and riskier investments are threatening pension...more

Bricker Graydon LLP

[Ongoing Program] Level 2: K-12 Title IX Decision-Maker Training - December 11th, 9:00 am - 11:30 am ET

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K-12 Title IX Regulations Trainings Winter Series - Join Bricker Graydon attorneys for a series of trainings to learn how to remain compliant with the current Title IX regulations....more

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DOJ and DOE share success after first year of student loan bankruptcy discharge process

On November 16, the DOJ and DOE announced a successful first year of their new student loan bankruptcy discharge process during 2022. The discharge process extinguishes a borrower’s obligation to pay back either some or all...more

Miller Canfield

Sixth Circuit Title IX Decision: Schools Must Consider Post-Incident Student-on-Student Cyberbullying/Electronic Harassment or...

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On November 15, 2023, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit issued a decision that underscores the importance of ensuring proper steps are taken when Title IX complaints are first received by a school for sexual...more

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Threat Actors Target Academic Researchers in Phishing Schemes

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The FBI has announced that university aerospace researchers, both foreign and in the U.S., have become a target of a specific phishing scheme that is being conducted by threat actors. Specifically, researchers with access to...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

School Surveillance, Safety Concerns, and the ACLU

Schools across the county use a myriad of different surveillance technologies, including school communications monitoring, online monitoring, web filtering, weapon detection systems, and remote video monitoring. According to...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Protestors, the First Amendment, and Higher Education - The Line Between Free Speech and School Interests

Protests on college campuses are a common occurrence and often provide opportunities for students and other members of the community to express their opinions and concerns. It is essential for colleges and universities to...more

Spilman Thomas & Battle, PLLC

Remote Work Strategies for Managing Cybersecurity Teams

Managing a remote cybersecurity team at colleges and universities involves addressing a unique set of challenges to ensure the security of sensitive data and infrastructure. There is an additional overlay of potential...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

FCC Plans to Launch Cybersecurity Pilot Program for Schools and Libraries

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced its proposal to create a Schools and Libraries Cybersecurity Pilot Program that would help K-12 schools and libraries protect their broadband networks and data from...more

Thompson Coburn LLP

ED's latest BDR guidance, and why institutions should always respond to claims

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The U.S. Department of Education published an electronic announcement on November 8, 2023, offering guidance on the notification process for Borrower Defense to Repayment (“BDR") claims received by the agency between June 23,...more

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[Ongoing Program] Level 2: K-12 Title IX Investigator Training - December 8th, 9:00 am - 11:30 am ET

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K-12 Title IX Regulations Trainings Winter Series - Join Bricker Graydon attorneys for a series of trainings to learn how to remain compliant with the current Title IX regulations....more

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[Ongoing Program] Level 2: K-12 Title IX Coordinator/Administrator Training - December 6th, 9:00 am - 11:30 am ET

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K-12 Title IX Regulations Trainings Winter Series - Join Bricker Graydon attorneys for a series of trainings to learn how to remain compliant with the current Title IX regulations....more

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OCR Releases “Dear Colleague Letter” on School Responsibilities to Address Title VI Discrimination and Harassment

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On November 7, 2023, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released a “Dear Colleague Letter” (DCL) that reminds schools of their Title VI obligations to provide all students with a learning environment...more

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The Implications of Implementation Burdens for Title IX Officers and Students - Part IV: Burnout and Turnover Among Title IX...

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In the previous three newsletters, the authors reported about the recent challenges associated with the field moving towards a quasi-legal system. Yet, something we did not expand upon is how Title IX officers are coping with...more

Bricker Graydon LLP

[Ongoing Program] Level 1: General Title IX Training for All K-12 Staff Members - December 4th, 9:00 am - 10:00 am ET

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K-12 Title IX Regulations Trainings Winter Series - Join Bricker Graydon attorneys for a series of trainings to learn how to remain compliant with the current Title IX regulations....more

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Dept. of Education issues framework for student loan servicer accountability

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The White House signaled last week that, with the resumption of federal student loan payments, federal student loan servicers can expect to face increased scrutiny. The Department of Education issued a “Framework for Student...more

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