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May 20, 2024

As this school year wraps up, school officials should begin reviewing and revising student handbooks for the 2024-25 school year. A comprehensive and well-written student handbook is an important tool to ensure compliance with state and federal law, support student discipline decisions, and...

May 13, 2024

Michigan law requires that public schools adopt their annual budgets before July 1, which is the beginning of the fiscal year. A taxing entity, including a school district or ISD, must implement the truth-in-taxation process if its anticipated operating tax revenue will exceed what it collected...

May 6, 2024

As schools enter contract negotiations with unions representing professional staff, board negotiators must consider the Michigan Teachers’ Tenure Act (the “Act”) before agreeing to terms that implicate teacher evaluation, discipline, placement, and layoff/recall systems. For example, a teacher...

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