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ISBE Cuts Off Reimbursements for Hearing Officer Ordered Placements in Non-Approved Special Education Facilities

K-12 Education Publications

Originally posted on our Special Education Law Insights Blog. On February 14, 2020, ISBE issued notice that it will no longer provide reimbursement for students placed at non-approved special education facilities, even if the placement is ordered by a hearing officer. In a brief memorandum […]

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Is My Public School, Private School, or College or University Subject to the HIPAA Privacy Rule? Revised Federal Guidance Provides Answers

Higher Education K-12 Education

School leaders are often understandably confused as to which law applies to health- or medical-related records in schools: The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) “Privacy Rule.” Whether […]

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