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Author: Franczek

Illinois Appellate Court: Teacher’s Repeated Cheating Is Irremediable Cause for Dismissal

K-12 Education Publications

The Illinois Appellate Court recently affirmed the dismissal of a tenured fifth-grade teacher accused of intentionally breaking the seals on standardized test booklets to help students cheat on the test. This case is certainly not the first time that a tenured teacher’s cheating on standardized testing has been found to be irremediable conduct allowing dismissal […]

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New OMA Requirements for Virtual Meetings Are Now Law  

Board Governance Coronavirus

On Friday, June 12, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker signed Public Act 101-640, which, among other things, amends the Open Meetings Act to allow public bodies to hold virtual board meetings without the physical presence of a majority of a quorum of members during a disaster declaration relating to public health […]

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A Message to Our Community

News & Announcements

Over the last few weeks, amid a pandemic impacting the globe, racism has taken center stage. We’ve witnessed the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor, and George Floyd. These are just a few of the names we know. Countless others have escaped national attention but were witnessed and grieved by their families and communities.

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