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U.S. Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Race-Neutral Admissions Policy Case

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On February 20, 2024, the United States Supreme Court declined to hear a case challenging a “race-neutral” admissions policy at a public magnet high school in Fairfax County, Virginia....more

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Help Paying for College – Federal Tax Credits

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Education income tax credits are one way students and parents can help pay for college. There are two types of federal tax credits available to taxpayers: the American opportunity tax credit (AOTC) and the lifetime learning...more

Jenner & Block

Client Alert: The Supreme Court Denies Certiorari in Coalition for TJ v. Fairfax County School Board: What This Means for Colleges...

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On February 20, 2024, the Supreme Court denied certiorari in a closely watched case, Coalition for TJ v. Fairfax County School Board, challenging the admissions policies of Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and...more

Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman PC

[Webinar] Cultivating and Sustaining Title IX Advisors - March 6th, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm ET

Building a team of reliable and professional Title IX advisors is crucial to conducting fair Title IX investigations. However, universities often struggle with limited staff and faculty when creating sustainable advisor...more

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Time to Hit the Books for Student Privacy Compliance: College Board Agrees to Pay $750K for N.Y. Student Privacy Violations

On February 13, 2024, the New York Attorney General Letitia James and New York State Education Department (NYSED) Commissioner Betty A. Rosa announced a settlement with College Board to resolve allegations that College Board...more

Cozen O'Connor

Virginia Viewpoint: The Budget Battle Begins

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This week, the House and Senate each voted on their changes to the Governor’s introduced budget – with some noticeable differences between the two chambers and omissions that wipe out most the Governor’s top tax priorities....more

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Supreme Court Declines to Review Magnet School Admissions Policy Which Targeted a More “Diverse” Student Body and Shaped Racial...

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On February 20, 2024, the United States Supreme Court denied a petition for a writ of certiorari in Coalition for TJ v. Fairfax County School Board. Coalition for TJ involves an admissions policy at a prestigious public...more

Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC

Fostering Faculty Collegiality: Legal and Practical Challenges

Although colleges and universities have always had their share of critics, the current cultural and political environment has heightened the scrutiny of institutions of higher education and, in particular, the conduct of...more

Bricker Graydon LLP

Making Sense of the Dartmouth Decision | Part 2

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Having introduced the cast and set the scene in part 1 of this 3-part series, we turn now to the details. But before doing so, let’s get one thing out of the way – you likely won’t have unionized players on campus...more

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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Issues Decision in Ursinus College v. Prevailing Wage Appeals Board

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On February 21, 2024, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court (the "PA Supreme Court") issued its decision in Ursinus College v. Prevailing Wage Appeals Board. The Pa Supreme Court unanimously affirmed the Pennsylvania Commonwealth...more

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DEI Under Scrutiny, Part VI: Supreme Court Declines to Hear Case Over Race-Neutral Measures Allegedly Intended to Increase Racial...

The Supreme Court of the United States declined to review a case alleging that facially race-neutral admissions criteria at a selective Virginia public high school were unlawfully intended to strike a racial balance, leaving...more

Pullman & Comley - School Law

Connecticut Bill Targets Property Tax Exemptions for Educational Institutions

A bill has been introduced before the Connecticut General Assembly that would eliminate property tax exemptions for real property acquired by an “independent institution of higher education” on or after October 1, 2024...more

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The Development of AI and Protecting Student Data Privacy

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Educational technology (EdTech) has long been used by educators as a way to support teaching and facilitate student learning using a wide range of digital tools, platforms, and resources designed to engage students and...more

Roetzel & Andress

U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights Releases 4 New Resource Documents Addressing Students With Disabilities...

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On February 20, 2024, the U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights (OCR) released four (4) new resource documents on students with disabilities, reminding students with disabilities and K-12 schools (as well as...more

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

NLRB Shoots Its Shot: Dartmouth Basketball Players Deemed Employees, Allowed to Hold Union Election

Region 1 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) found that student-athletes on the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team are “employees” within the meaning of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and directed a...more

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Civil Rights Data on Students’ Access to Educational Opportunities During the Pandemic Released by U.S. Department of Education

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On November 15, 2023, the U.S. Department of Education’s (“Department”) Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) released new civil rights data from the 2020-2021 school year, as well as seven data reports and snapshots which provide...more

Bowditch & Dewey

Game Changer? The NLRB Rules that Dartmouth Basketball Players Are Employees

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In what may be a game-changer for many college athletics programs, a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) regional official ruled on February 12 that members of the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team are employees of...more

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[Event] Diversity for Success Seminar - June 12th - 14th, Nashville, TN

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​​​​​​​The DRI Diversity and Inclusion Committee invites you to the 19th annual Diversity for Success Seminar and Corporate Expo in Nashville, Tennessee. With the theme, "Fighting the Current of the Anti-Diversity Tide," this...more

Miller Canfield

Michigan Adopts New Prevailing Wage Requirements for Public School Construction Projects

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Michigan’s new Prevailing Wage for State Projects Act (the “Act”) became effective on February 13, 2024, and is substantially similar to a prior statutory prevailing wage requirement which was repealed in 2018. The Act...more

Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP

The Financing Strategies Available for Georgia School Districts in Today's Challenging Economy

While bonds can be used to finance capital needs for Georgia school districts, other strategies are available that do not require a referendum. Tax anticipation notes, multi-year lease purchases, certificates of...more

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Standardized Tests: A New Tool to Promote Diversity in Higher Education

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Dartmouth College made headlines on February 5, 2024, with its announcement to once again require applicants to submit standardized testing scores. This decision marks a return to traditional admissions criteria and...more

DCI Consulting

[Webinar] Affirmative Action, OFCCP Compliance, and Pay Equity Analytics in Higher Education - March 14th, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT

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Join DCI for an insightful webinar where we'll explore the intricacies of affirmative action, OFCCP compliance, and pay equity analyses for higher education institutions. During this engaging session, we'll delve into some of...more

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State AGs File NIL Antitrust Lawsuits — Highway to NIL Podcast

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The Highway to NIL Podcast analyzes the legal landscape concerning college athletics and the regulation of name, image, and likeness (NIL) rights of student athletes. The podcast provides key insights into the current state...more

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Tennessee and Virginia AGs File Antitrust Suit Against NCAA Over New NIL Policies

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On January 31, Tennessee Attorney General (AG) Jonathan Skrmetti, joined by Virginia AG Jason Miyares, filed suit against the NCAA in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee for alleged violations of the...more

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Making Sense of the Dartmouth Decision | Part 1

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It wasn’t cash, an NIL deal, or even an athletic scholarship, but it was compensation according to National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Region 1 Director, Laura Sacks. By providing its men’s basketball team with apparel,...more

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