Don’t forget the Legal Assistance Fund!

OSBA offers school districts and ESCs in Ohio a wide range of services, access to up-to-date information and research on school issues, and the opportunity to participate actively in the development of educational policy at the state and federal levels. But board members may not be aware of one of the most valuable resources available through OSBA:  the Legal Assistance Fund (LAF).

jhardin@ohiosc… Fri, 06/09/2017 - 11:22
Supreme Court of Ohio supports school’s bag search in Legal Assistance Fund case

In a unanimous decision issued yesterday, the Supreme Court of Ohio upheld the constitutionality of a school district’s searches of a student’s bags. In State v.

jhardin@ohiosc… Fri, 05/12/2017 - 14:09

Two more Supreme Court decisions today

The Supreme Court held today that a strip search of a teenager violated the 4th Amendment. See coverage from the New York Times for details on Safford v. Redding. The Court also issued an opinion in the legal battle that started in 1988 over Arizona's funding of English language education.