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Political Speech - 5 Minute Message
15 September 2022

Political Speech Rights for Students and Staff

5 Minute Message Video Series In this 5 Minute Message, Miller Johnson attorney Adam Walker discusses guidelines for Michigan schools when it comes to political speech for students and educators. Watch the 5 Minute Message here.  Questions? Contact the author Adam Walker. Stay Connected With Us: Email: Want to receive Miller Johnson’s education law email […]

 
Miller Johnson's 5 Minute Message
08 September 2022

Warning About Michigan Office of Retirement Ser...

5 Minute Message Video Series In this 5 Minute Message, Miller Johnson attorney Miller Johnson attorney Bob Schindler reports on a trend he is seeing schools run into with reportable compensation being denied. Watch the 5 Minute Message here. Questions? Contact the author Bob Schindler. Stay Connected With Us: Email: Want to receive Miller Johnson’s […]

Title IX
25 August 2022

Biggest Proposed Changes In Title IX Regulation...

5 Minute Message Video Series In this 5 Minute Message, Miller Johnson attorney Cathy Tracey discusses some of the proposed changes to Title IX rules for schools. Watch the 5 Minute Message here. Questions? Contact the author Cathy Tracey. Stay Connected With Us: Email: Want to receive Miller Johnson’s education law email updates? Subscribe here […]

Education Law Blog Post - Aug 23
23 August 2022

New Guidance For Educators On Discipline For St...

5 Minute Message Video Series In this 5 Minute Message, Miller Johnson attorney Kevin Sutton outlines Department of Education’s guidance on discipline for students with disabilities and 504 plans. Watch the 5 Minute Message here. Government publications: Supporting Students With Disabilities And Avoiding Discriminatory Use Of Student Discipline Under Section 504 Q&A: Addressing Needs Of […]

18 August 2022

Big Changes To Working After Retirement For Mic...

5 Minute Message Video Series In this 5 Minute Message, Miller Johnson Attorney Bob Schindler outlines the changes that Public Act 184 (aka House Bill 4375) made to working after retirement for Michigan educators. Watch the 5 Minute Message here. Questions? Contact the author Bob Schindler. Stay Connected With Us: Email: Want to receive Miller […]

Ed Law 5 Minute Message
11 August 2022

What Michigan’s Latest Court Ruling About...

5 Minute Message Video Series In this 5 Minute Message, Miller Johnson attorney Sandy Andre examines what the Michigan Court of Claims ruling on minimum wage and paid medical leave means for schools. Watch the 5 Minute Message here.  Questions? Contact the author Sandy Andre. Stay Connected With Us: Email: Want to receive Miller Johnson’s […]

Football Player Kneeling
09 August 2022

What Does Supreme Court’s Football Coach ...

5 Minute Message Video Series In this 5 Minute Message, Miller Johnson attorney Kevin Sutton examines the impact of Kennedy v. Bremerton School District Supreme Court ruling on prayer in school. Watch the 5 Minute Message here. Questions? Contact the author Kevin Sutton. Stay Connected With Us: Email: Want to receive Miller Johnson’s education law […]

Education Law 5 Minute Message
04 August 2022

Introducing Miller Johnson Education Law’...

For the 2022-23 school year, the Miller Johnson Education practice group is bringing you a new video series, the 5 Minute Message. We envision this video series being like so many of the telephone calls we have with clients that start with, “Hey, do you have five minutes to talk about …?” Each month, we […]

Classroom
06 June 2022

Just When You Thought You Had Title IX Figured ...

Does your school’s Title IX Coordinator know about each and every incident of sex-related misconduct that has occurred within the district?  Do all of your building-level teachers, counselors and administrators who usually receive reports of misconduct know how to identify what might qualify as “sexual harassment” that should be reported to the Title IX Coordinator?  […]