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Wisconsin Supreme Court Clarifies Substantial Fault Standard for Unemployment Benefits Read More »
In a unanimous decision issued March 22, 2017, the United States Supreme Court held that to meet its obligation to provide a free appropriate public education (FAPE) under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), a school district “must offer an IEP reasonably calculated to enable a child to make progress appropriate in light of the child’s circumstances.” Read More »
New ADA Regulations and Federal Guidance regarding Students with Disabilities Read More »
The start of the open enrollment application period is just around the corner; parents will be allowed to submit applications beginning on February 6, 2017. Read More »
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released a new version of the Form I-9, employment eligibility verification. This form is dated November 14, 2016, and employers must begin using it no later than January 22, 2017. Read More »
Supreme Court To Hear Open Meetings Case & WERC Announces Revised CPI-U Read More »
Wisconsin law, Wis. Stat. § 118.21, requires school boards to enter into written individual contracts with their teachers. However, Wisconsin law sets few requirements on what must be included in these contracts Read More »