March 27, 2023

School officials preparing to negotiate successor collective bargaining agreements should review their contracts to determine if any contract contains a “zipper clause”. As explained by the Michigan Employment Relations Commission (MERC), a zipper clause provides that the contract is the full...

March 20, 2023

While preparing for a school bond election to finance a construction project, you may receive a proposal from an architectural or construction management firm for certain pre-bond services. Those services often include helping prepare a Michigan Department of Treasury preliminary qualification...

March 13, 2023

The RSC’s statewide school safety information policy is amended as of March 29, 2023, to include “critical incident mapping data” in the information that a school board must provide to appropriate law enforcement agencies. The amendment states:



For a full explanation of options within our policies and to ask policy-related questions, we strongly encourage district representatives to attend this 2-part webinar at no additional cost.

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April 6, 2023

Thrun attorneys will be presenting a series of 1-hour webinars on the basics of school law, free of charge, to retainer clients.

Employee Misconduct Investigations (9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.)
Getting a Handle on Student Handbooks (10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.)
Cash Flow Borrowing (11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.)

April 11, 2023

Lisa Swem will present a School Law Update.

April 13, 2023