Archives for February 2015

Special Education and Section 504 Issues: A Review and Update for Vermont School Administrators

Patti Page and Dina Atwood will be presenting the last in the 2014-2015 school year Vermont Principals' Association Ed Law Series on March 24, 2015. The focus of this workshop is to provide administrators with an overview of the laws, and identify common errors and pitfalls in Special Education. … [Read more...]

FMLA Amended Definition of Spouse to Include Same Sex Spouses

On February 25, 2015 the DOL issued a final rule amending the definition of spouse under the rules implementing FMLA to be consistent with the US Supreme Court's decision in United States v. Windsor which struck down section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA)as unconstitutional. The amended … [Read more...]

Protecting Student Privacy Using Online Ed Services

On February 26, 2015 the United States Department of Education's Privacy Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) issued a checklist for school districts to use in order to evaluate how well the terms of Service Agreements for applications,online forums or other online programs protect student information … [Read more...]