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OCR Issues Q&A on Title IX Regulations on Sexual Harassment

K-12 Education Publications

Originally posted to our Title IX Insights Blog. Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued new, anticipated guidance concerning the Department’s current regulations related to sexual harassment. The guidance, titled Questions and Answers on the Title IX Regulations on Sexual Harassment, clarifies how OCR […]

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FOIA Decisions Clarify Burden of Proof for Invoking Pre-decisional, Attorney-Client, and Security Measures Exemptions

K-12 Education Publications

Two recent Illinois Appellate Court opinions provide public bodies clarity regarding the pre-decisional, attorney-client, and security measures exemptions of the FOIA. In the first case, Chicago Public Media v. Cook County Office of the President, the Court provided useful guidance on when documents will be considered […]

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Department of Education Releases COVID-19 Handbook for Higher Education

Coronavirus Higher Education

Also by Jenny Lee* The U.S. Department of Education recently released Volume 3 of its COVID-19 Handbook, which provides higher education institutions with strategies for reopening for in-person instruction and implementing the most recent CDC guidance on COVID-19 mitigation and prevention. Volume 3 of the COVID-19 Handbook follows Volumes 1 and 2, published earlier […]

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