Tag: Legal Clips

President-Elect Trump Names DeVos as Nominee for Secretary of Education

Monday, November 28, 2016

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) has recently published a “Legal Clips” post discussing how The Washington Post has recently reported that Donald Trump, president-elect, has named Bety DeVos as his nominee for Secretary of Education. Read More

Christian Advocacy Group Sent Letter to High School Asking to Reverse Transgender Policy

Monday, November 16, 2015

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) has recently published a “Legal Clips” post discussing how the Christian advocacy group the Alliance Defending Freedom sent a letter to the Le Roy High School asking school officials to discontinue adhering to Title IX, the federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in any federally funded education program or activity. Read More

Illinois School Refusing to Allow Transgender Access to School Locker Room – Risks Losing Federal Funding

Thursday, October 15, 2015

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) has recently published a “Legal Clips” post discussing how the PS HS District is defying a U.S. Department of Education Office of Civil Rights (OCR) order under Title IX to allow a female transgender access to a girls’ locker room. This refusal could mean the loss of $6 million in federal funding. Read More

Third Circuit Rules Teacher’s Derogatory Speech Not Protected by First Amendment

Friday, September 18, 2015

A recently published “Legal Clips” post by the National School Boards Association (NSBA) discusses a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit that a discharged teacher’s First Amendment claim against a Pennsylvania school district failed because the disruption caused by her derogatory blogs about students, parents and school administrators outweighed her free speech rights. Read More

PA HS Rules for Accommodating Transgender Students Could Be Model for District

Monday, August 24, 2015

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) has recently published a "Legal Clips" post discussing how a Pennsylvania-based high school now allows transgender students to choose the names they put on their ID and the gender pronouns that their teachers and peers use to refer to them. Read More

DOL Releases “Administrator’s Interpretation” on Independent Contractors vs. Employees

Monday, August 24, 2015

The National School Boards Association (NSBA) recently published a "Legal Clips" for its subscribers that discusses the U.S. Department of Labor’s new “Administrator’s Interpretation” on the status of workers as independent contractors versus employees, under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Read More