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Author: Franczek

IASB to School Boards: Contact Legal Counsel Before Implementing Any Resolution Increasing Superintendent Authority

K-12 Education Publications

We are aware that sample resolutions suspending policies and granting superintendents extraordinary powers during the Governor’s stay-home order are circulating among school boards. On March 23, for example, the Illinois Association of School Boards (IASB) issued such a sample resolution. […]

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Schoology, Google Hangouts, and Zoom, Oh My! FERPA and Virtual Learning

Coronavirus Higher Education

In the week since the Governor of Illinois shut down Illinois public schools in response to the growing threat of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19), school districts across the state have risen to the challenge of educating their students virtually by implementing creative, innovative virtual programming connecting […]

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PTAB Extends Certain Evidence Filing Deadlines in Response to COVID-19; Timelines to File Appeals and Intervene Remain

Coronavirus K-12 Education

Today the Illinois Property Tax Appeal Board (PTAB) issued guidance to practitioners on filing dates and deadlines in light of the unprecedented changes occasioned by coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The guidance postpones hearings and extends certain evidence filing deadlines, but […]

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