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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Coaches and Athletic Trainers Under the New FLSA Exemption Rules

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A common question for schools assessing how to comply with the new overtime exemption rule published by the U.S. DOL is what to do about coaches and athletic trainers in light of the new minimum salary requirement for the...more

Bricker Graydon LLP

[Webinar] ODHE Title IX Policy Drafting Bootcamp (Higher Education) - June 20th, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET

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The Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) and Bricker Graydon’s Higher Ed team are pleased to announce two separate opportunities to discuss best practices for drafting a Title IX policy, including the following topics: ...more

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[Webinar] ODHE Title IX Policy Drafting Bootcamp (Higher Education) - May 30th, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm ET

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The Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) and Bricker Graydon’s Higher Ed team are pleased to announce two separate opportunities to discuss best practices for drafting a Title IX policy, including the following topics: ...more

Pullman & Comley - School Law

Don’t Press Send: Dangers of E-Mail, the “Inadvertent Meeting” and Updated FOIC Guidance

One of the many worries that I have as a school attorney is when school board members use their e-mail account to discuss board business.  As you may know, such conduct can run afoul of Connecticut’s Freedom of Information...more

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OCR Provides Examples of Discrimination Based on Shared Ancestry – Colleges Take Note!

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On May 7, 2024, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) again issued guidance in the form of a Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) to educational institutions discussing how Title VI of the Civil Rights Act...more

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Playing by the Rules: Sports Programs Face Challenges in Including Transgender Athletes

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A West Virginia law introduced as the "Save Women's Sports Act," which banned transgender athletes from competing on girls' and women's sports teams, was recently struck down by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. ...more

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Biden Administration's Final Rule for Title IX Is Finally Here

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The Biden administration's Department of Education has finally released the much-anticipated final rule (the "Final Rule") amending the regulations for Title IX, which prohibits sex discrimination and harassment in education...more

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Department of Education Issues Dear Colleague Letter as Student Protests Continue

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Colleges and universities around the country have been dealing with increasingly violent and contentious student protests in recent months.  Many have had to deal with student, parent, faculty, donor, and public criticisms...more

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Department of Education Issues Guidance for Title VI Compliance in Response to Increased Complaints

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In response to increases in discrimination complaints, the Department of Education Office of Civil Rights (OCR) issued a Dear Colleague Letter: Protecting Students from Discrimination, such as Harassment, Based on Race,...more

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U.S. Department of Education Discharges Student Loans for Victims of Alleged Art Institutes Deceit

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Massachusetts AG Andrew Joy Campbell, Pennsylvania AG Michelle Henry, Iowa AG Brenna Bird, and the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) announced that the DOE approved $6.1 billion in automatic student loan relief for nearly...more

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A Deepfake of a Baltimore High School Principal Raises Significant Employment Issues

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As reported by CNN, a high school principal in Pikesville, Maryland, found his life and career turned upside down when in January a recording suggesting the principal made racially insensitive and antisemitic remarks went...more

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