Monthly Archives: December 2016

Residency Hearing Procedures Set to Change January 1, 2017

Effective January 1, 2017, the procedures for challenging the residency of a student in school districts having a population less than 500,000 will change. Public Act 99-670 (the “Act”) amends the School Code provisions related to notices of non-residency sent by school districts, disclosures that must be made prior to a residency hearing, and notices [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|Education Law News|

District Court Issues Preliminary Injunction in FLSA Case

As mentioned in a prior blog post, on November 22, 2016, a United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas granted a preliminary injunction enjoining the implementation of regulations regarding overtime for executive, administrative, and professional employees (the “Final Rule”) in State of Nevada, et al v. United States Department of Labor, et [...]

By | December 14th, 2016|Education Law News, Litigation Law News|

Illinois Supreme Court Rules on Tenured Teacher Dismissals for Cause

Below is a News & Knowledge update written by Whitt Law Attorney Brian R. Bare. Today the Illinois Supreme Court issued its opinion in Beggs v. Board of Education of Murphysboro Community Unit School District No. 186, previously discussed on our website in this post.  To recap, the teacher was dismissed by the Murphysboro Board [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Education Law News, Litigation Law News|