Posted by Megan E. Greulich on 5/22/2019

In a…

Posted by Van D. Keating on 5/13/2019

On June 7 the Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys (OCSBA) will host the annual OCSBA School Attorney Workshop at the Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris Hotel. This year’s agenda includes:

 

Posted by Jennifer A. Hardin on 5/10/2019

If you have towering piles of papers, bulging boxes of student files, or teetering stacks of outmoded technology storage, and you’re wondering how to manage it all, check out our records retention webinar:

Posted by Sara C. Clark on 5/3/2019

School districts across the country are increasingly using computer software, mobile apps and other web-based tools to foster and enhance the learning process. The widespread adoption and use of online technologies have the potential to positively transform the educational process, but they also have called attention to possible risks. In particular, the information sharing, web-hosting and…

Posted by Megan E. Greulich on 4/26/2019

On April 16, the Ohio Attorney General (AG) released 2019 Ohio Atty.Gen.Ops. No. 2019-014

Posted by Van D. Keating on 4/19/2019

The Ohio Council of School Board Attorneys (OCSBA) will be holding its 42nd annual School Attorney Workshop on June 7, 2019, at the Renaissance Columbus Westerville-Polaris Hotel. While the workshop is designed with school attorneys in mind…

Posted by Jennifer A. Hardin on 4/11/2019

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Education released the Parent and Educator Guide to School Climate Resources…

Posted by Sara C. Clark on 4/4/2019

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued two notices of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) that would make changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

Increasing the FLSA exemption threshold…

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Posted by Megan E. Greulich on 3/27/2019

On April 12, OSBA’s Division of Legal Services will host its annual spring Diversity and Inclusion Workshop from 9a.m.-3p.m. at OSBA’s office in Columbus. This year’s spring workshop will include practical recommendations on a number of important and timely topics.

Posted by Van D. Keating on 3/21/2019

House Bill 491, which took effect March 19, 2019 made some important changes to teacher payment procedures that schools have to comply with immediately. Under the new procedures, before a district can pay any teacher:

 

1. The teacher must file all reports required by ODE, the school district and the superintendent, along…

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