Monthly Archives: August 2017

New Law Prohibits Expulsion of Preschool Children from Educational or Child Care Programs

On August 14, 2017, Governor Rauner signed Public Act 100-0105 (the “Act”) into law. Effective January 1, 2018, the Act prohibits early childhood programs receiving State funds and licensed day care centers, day care homes, and group day care homes from expelling preschool children by amending the School Code and the Child Care Act of [...]

By | August 22nd, 2017|Education Law News|

“Probable Litigation” Exception to the Open Meetings Act Discussed in Binding Opinion

This summer the Attorney General issued a number of binding and advisory opinions regarding the Open Meetings Act (5 ILCS 120/1 et seq.; “the OMA”) and the Freedom of Information Act (5 ILCS 140/1 et seq.; “FOIA”). Two Attorney General opinions of particular significance to our clients will be discussed in separate blog posts. In [...]

By | August 14th, 2017|Education Law News, Litigation Law News|