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Author: Franczek

PAC Supports FOIA Determination to Withhold Records of Sexual Offenses Involving Minors

K-12 Education Publications

In a recent binding opinion, the Public Access Counselor (PAC)—the division of the Attorney General that reviews appeals regarding the FOIA and OMA—found that a public body properly withheld records concerning an alleged sexual offense against a minor. The PAC opinion provides strong support for withholding or redacting records […]

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Seventh Circuit Finds “Reasonable Cause” Provision in School CBA Creates Protected Fourteenth Amendment Rights

K-12 Education Publications

In a recent decision, Cheli v. Taylorville Community School District, the Seventh Circuit held that a school district violated a former employee’s due process rights when it terminated him without cause. The court reasoned that the former employee’s collective bargaining agreement (CBA) stated that […]

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