News from Thrun Law


Emergency Seclusion and Restraint Refresher

March 23rd, 2020

Three years ago, the Michigan Legislature amended the Revised School Code to prohibit the use of seclusion and restraint in schools except in emergency situations. An “emergency situation”[...]


Guest Article: Individual Coverage HRAs: A Brief Introduction

March 16th, 2020

To assist our clients with questions about specialized employee benefits, Thrun has developed a close relationship with Steven D. Lowe, P.C. The following article was drafted by Attorney[...]


Parent Communication Plan Does Not Violate First Amendment

March 9th, 2020

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that a school’s communication plan, restricting a parent’s communications with school staff to biweekly in-person meetings with two administra­tors, did[...]


Administrator Nonrenewal Timeline

March 2nd, 2020

Boards planning to nonrenew an administrator’s employment contract must comply with the timelines and procedural requirements in Revised School Code Section 1229. We recommend starting the statutory nonrenewal[...]


Thrun Accepting Orders for Policy Manual

February 27th, 2020

As reported in last month’s School Law Notes, the Thrun Policy Manual is now available to order. Our policies are designed to be legally compliant and provide school[...]


Student Use of CBD Oil: Practical Tips

February 10th, 2020

Cannabidiol (CBD) is a naturally occurring chemical compound in the cannabis sativa plant, from which both marijuana and hemp are derived. Tetrahy­drocannabinol (THC), another compound of the canna­bis[...]


School Board Recognition Month

January 30th, 2020

January is School Board Recognition Month. Thrun Law Firm has had the privilege of working with Michigan school boards since 1946. We recognize your commitment, dedication, and passion.[...]