Monthly Archives: May 2020

Planning for the Future Series: Remote Learning (Part One – What Just Happened?)

Since March 17, 2020, school buildings in Illinois have been closed to student attendance. Now, school districts throughout the State are wrapping up their last month of the spring semester. Over the last several months, administrators, teachers, parents, and students rose to the many challenges COVID-19 created and most have experienced a myriad of feelings [...]

By | May 29th, 2020|Covid-19 Resources, Education Law News|

Cook County and Will County Grant Property Tax Relief in Different Forms

Yesterday, May 21, 2020, the Cook County Board of Commissioners adopted an ordinance delaying the imposition of late interest penalties for the late payment of the second installment of property taxes for the 2019 tax year. The first installment of property taxes for the 2019 tax year was due on March 3, 2020. The second [...]

By | May 22nd, 2020|Covid-19 Resources, Property Tax Law News|

Legislative Special Session Begins May 20, 2020

On Wednesday, May 13, 2020, the President of the Senate and Speaker of the House of Illinois issued a joint proclamation convening a Special Session of General Assembly to begin this week (the “Joint Proclamation”). The Joint Proclamation was issued pursuant to an Illinois law called the Special Session Act, which allows a special session [...]

Planning for the Future Series: Meeting Cash Flow Needs

Introduction We know that school districts throughout the nation are moving from the rapid (yet deliberate) triage decision-making necessitated by COVID-19 to future-oriented planning. This guidance document is the third in a series intended to help school boards and administrators work through the types of questions they should be asking as they prepare to close [...]

By | May 4th, 2020|Covid-19 Resources, Education Law News|