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Illinois Adopts New Laws Targeting Appropriate Staff-Student Boundaries and Prevention of Sexual Abuse in Schools

Education K-12 Education

Governor Pritzker recently signed Public Act 102-0676 (HB 1975) into law, which addresses sexual abuse prevention in schools. The new law is intended to address staff-student boundaries and appropriate professional conduct, the risks of breaches of staff-student boundaries, and training […]

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Governor Pritzker Vetoes HB 2778; Announces Collaborative Initiative to Provide Paid Leave for Vaccinated School District, Public University and Community College Employees

Education Higher Education

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker released an official statement yesterday vetoing HB 2778 and announcing in its place a joint initiative reflecting a compromise with the Illinois Federation of Teachers, the Illinois Education Association, and other stakeholders intended to keep students […]

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Biden Administration to Propose New Title IX Rules by April 2022

Education K-12 Education

Originally posted to our Title IX Insights Blog. As a presidential candidate, now-President Biden promised that he would put a “quick end” to the Trump administration’s 2020 Title IX rules. Aiming to keep that promise, the Department of Education announced  its intention to release proposed amendments to Title IX’s […]

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