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The Education Law Blog offers updates, insights and advice on education in Michigan.

12 January 2023

Immigration And Recruiting International Talent...

5 Minute Message Video Series In this 5 Minute Message, Miller Johnson attorney Kevin Battle outlines the options schools have to recruit international talent. Watch the 5 Minute Message here.  Questions? Contact the author Kevin Battle. Stay Connected With Us: Email: Want to receive Miller Johnson’s education law email updates? Subscribe here and check the […]

 
Service Animals
08 December 2022

What Schools Need To Know About Allowing Servic...

5 Minute Message Video Series In this 5 Minute Message, Miller Johnson attorney Cathy Tracey discusses what Michigan schools need to keep in mind when it comes to service animal requests. 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 […]

Book Banning
10 November 2022

What The Law Says About Schools Banning Books

5 Minute Message Video Series In this 5 Minute Message, Miller Johnson attorney Kevin Sutton discusses what school districts should consider when it comes to banning books. Watch the 5 Minute Message here. Questions? Contact the author Kevin Sutton.

Education Law: Parental Rights
26 October 2022

Michigan Legislature Adds Parental Rights Posti...

Earlier this year, the Michigan Legislature enacted Public Act 213 of 2022, which amends the Revised School Code. The law does not add any substantive obligations for Michigan’s public school districts. Instead, it merely requires local school districts, ISDs, and public school academies to prominently post certain portions of Michigan law in various areas of […]

Student Drop-Off Sign
13 October 2022

What Michigan Educators Need To Understand Abou...

5 Minute Message Video Series In this 5 Minute Message, Miller Johnson attorney Jason Colvin discusses some family law and education rules schools need to understand. Watch the 5 Minute Message here. Questions? Contact the author Jason Colvin. Stay Connected With Us: Email: Want to receive Miller Johnson’s education law email updates? Subscribe here and […]

04 October 2022

Sixth Circuit Green Lights Ohio State Title IX ...

Last month, the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the dismissal of a Title IX action initiated by several individuals who claimed they were abused by a physician at the Ohio State University between 1978 and 1998.  Although the University claimed that the claims fell well beyond the statute of limitations, the Plaintiffs countered that […]

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 […]