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Marshall Dennehey

The Political Subdivision and Torts Claim Act’s Sexual Abuse Exception: Application to Post-Assault in School Harassment

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Key Points: The Political Subdivision and Torts Claim Act still provides immunity to school districts in cases where a student adjudicated of sexual assault continues harassment of a student in the school setting because no...more

Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Understanding the 2024 Title IX Regulations: Expansions and Enhancements in Education Rights

The U.S. Department of Education recently issued final regulations governing Title IX, the federal civil rights law prohibiting sex-based discrimination in education programs or activities—such as public or private schools,...more

Bricker Graydon LLP

Ohio School Bidding Statute Update: Does your project require bidding?

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The bidding statute applicable to school boards in the state of Ohio is R.C. 3313.46. It requires public bidding in accordance with the statutory procedure when the school board “determines to build, repair, enlarge, improve,...more

Bowditch & Dewey

[Webinar] Title IX Regulations Compliance Check-in: Title IX Grievance Procedures (Higher Education Roundtable) - June 12th, 11:00...

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With the release of the long-awaited federal Title IX regulations, as reviewed during our April 25 webinar, the grievance procedures required under Title IX have become more flexible. On June 12, 2024, we will hold the...more

Bricker Graydon LLP

Call to Ohio Higher Education Institutions, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations - Grant Funding Now Available

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Ohio’s Grid Resiliency Program makes $2,000,000 in grant funding available for small-scale projects including the following...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

ED Delays Initial Financial Value Transparency and Gainful Employment Reporting Until October 1, and Releases Multiple Additional...

On March 29, 2024, the Department of Education (ED or the Department) issued both Dear Colleague Letter GEN-24-04 and Electronic Announcement GE-24-01, providing guidance on certain regulatory requirements of the Financial...more

Fisher Phillips

California Private School Hit With $1 Million Verdict for Expelling Students Without “Due Process” – The 3 Steps Your School...

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A California jury just punished a private school that expelled two students for off-campus activity with a $1 million dollar verdict – an outcome that should compel schools around the country to ensure they are applying due...more

Fisher Phillips

States Sue Federal Government Over New Title IX Rules, Vow Not to Comply: What Schools Need to Know and Do Next

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At least 22 states are suing the Biden administration over new Title IX rules set to take effect this summer. The lawsuits claim that the U.S. Department of Education’s new rules – which were released last month and include...more

Hodgson Russ LLP

The NY State Education Department Updates the Parent Procedural Safeguards Notice

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The New York State Education Department, Office of Special Education has updated its Procedural Safeguard Notice. This is the document that notifies parents of students with disabilities of their rights and obligations during...more

Robinson & Cole LLP

Department of Education Releases Issue Papers to Strengthen Program Integrity and Institutional Quality

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On January 2, 2024, the Department of Education (DOE) released six issue papers that contain a range of proposals to ensure institutions of higher education and federal student aid programs best serve students. The issue...more

Tucker Arensberg, P.C.

Commonwealth Court Overturns PDE Regulation Requiring FAPE Until Special Education Students Turn 22 Years Old

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On May 16, 2024, the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court overturned a Pennsylvania Department of Education (“PDE”) regulation stating special education students are entitled to a free and appropriate public education until the...more

Robinson+Cole Health Law Diagnosis

MA and CT Pave the Way for Emergency Contraception Vending Machines

State Law Permitting Dispensation of Emergency Contraception by Vending Machines - Legislation passed in 2022 in Massachusetts and in 2023 in Connecticut removes barriers for college students trying to obtain emergency...more

Cozen O'Connor

Virginia Viewpoint - May 17, 2024

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As the saying goes, “April showers bring May flowers.” In Virginia, they also brought a new budget. Nearly a month after Governor Youngkin and the General Assembly agreed to extend budget talks in hopes of reaching a...more

Kohrman Jackson & Krantz LLP

But We Were Both Drunk! A Primer for Students & Parents on Mutual Intoxication

We’ve said it many times: to college students, drinking and sex go together like peanut butter and jelly. Despite annual training on alcohol consumption and consent for freshmen, we still encounter cases questioning whether...more

Pullman & Comley - School Law

Good News for Connecticut School Boards: Expanded Rights Regarding Unspent Budget Monies and Reserve Funds

The 2024 Regular Session of the Connecticut General Assembly just concluded on May 8, 2024. As we have consistently done every year, our firm will be publishing in these pages our annual summaries of legislation affecting...more

Cranfill Sumner LLP

Fourth Circuit Expands Exception for Religious Employees

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On May 8, 2024, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued a monumental opinion in Billard v. Charlotte Catholic High School. Senior Judge Harris, joined by Judge Niemeyer, wrote the majority opinion....more

Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP

Ministerial Exception in Title VII Cases Is Alive and Well Even After Being Waived

As recently reflected by the Fourth Circuit’s opinion in Billard v. Charlotte Catholic High School, Title VII has a notable ministerial exception that religiously affiliated entities such as private religious schools should...more

Jackson Lewis P.C.

State Department Announces New J-1 Visa Japanese Specialist Program

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The Department of State announced that the United States and Japan have established a new J-1 Exchange Program – the Japanese Specialist Program. The new program specifically facilitates the exchange of Japanese language and...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

Georgia 2024 Legislative Update: Around the Capitol in 80 Days

The Georgia General Assembly has 40 days to pass bills, and following that, the governor has 40 days to decide if they will become law. That process ended May 7, 2024, and Gov. Brian Kemp chose to veto 12 bills and signed the...more

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5 Things Independent School Boards Can Do To Hone Their Governance Practices

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As independent school Boards consider how to best support the mission of their schools, one place they can start is to ensure that their governance documents and procedures conform to both legal requirements and best...more

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NIL Stores are Next Step in Student-Athlete Revolution: 3 Things Higher Ed and Athletic Departments Need to Do

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Colleges and universities have started to become involved with online NIL stores where fans, students, and alumni can purchase custom-branded clothing adorned with the last name and jersey number of their student-athlete of...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

Virginia 2024 Legislative Update: ‘Peace in the Valley’ Budget Signed

On May 11, 2024, the Virginia General Assembly and Gov. Glenn Youngkin released their long-awaited compromise budget conference report. After months of tumultuous back and forth, sparing commentary, and press tours, the two...more

Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC

New Submission Details for Articles 129-A and 129-B Decennial Reporting

We previously reported here that institutions of higher education (IHE) located in New York State are required to submit a copy of all written rules and procedures necessary to demonstrate compliance with Article 129-A and...more

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP

Student loan servicer and trust could pay more than $5M in enforcement action with CFPB

On May 6, the CFPB filed a complaint against a Pennsylvania-based student loan servicer and 15 student loan trusts for alleged failure to properly respond to various borrower requests in violation of the CFPA. The complaint...more

Franczek P.C.

The 2024 Title IX Regs Are Here—Now What? Part I: Training Your Employees and Your Title IX Team

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Now that the 2024 Title IX regulations have been released, what does your school need to do to be fully compliant by August 1? Over the next few months, our Franczek Title IX team will provide tips and information on key...more

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