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Franczek P.C. Represents Indiana School Districts in Lawsuit Against the State of Indiana

K-12 Education Press Releases

Last week, three Franczek P.C. clients—Hamilton Southeastern Schools, Franklin Township Community Schools and Middlebury Community Schools—filed a lawsuit in Hamilton County, Indiana, against the State of Indiana. The public school corporations, located throughout the state of Indiana, argue that their […]

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Illinois Appellate Court Clarifies OMA’s Special Meeting Notice and Open-and-Convenient Meeting Requirements

K-12 Education Publications

A recent Illinois Appellate Court case clarifies a public body’s obligations for publishing notice and conducting special meetings under the Illinois Open Meetings Act (“OMA”). In In re Petition to Disconnect Certain Territory Commonly Known as the Foxfield Subdivision and Adjoining […]

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“Race to the Top” Initiatives Protect Principal, Teacher and Superintendent Evaluations from Disclosure Under FOIA

K-12 Education Publications

On January 15, 2010, the Governor signed into law the Performance Evaluation Reform Act, Public Act 096-0861, which became effective immediately. The Reform Act makes significant changes to the Illinois School Code in an effort to implement the Illinois State Board […]

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