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Category: K-12 Education

Illinois PAC Issues Binding Decision Authorizing Remote Meetings Under the OMA

Education K-12 Education

In a rare binding opinion, the Public Access Counselor (PAC)—the division of the Attorney General that reviews appeals regarding the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and Open Meetings Act (OMA)—issued a new binding opinion clarifying remote meeting requirements under the OMA, finding that public bodies […]

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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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