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2021 Year-End School Events

April 30th, 2021

Year-end school events often present legal landmines. Those annual challenges are now heightened by COVID-19. With the recent changes to indoor and outdoor gathering restrictions, many school officials[...]

Facebook Post About Workplace Odor May Pass the First Amendment Smell Test

April 26th, 2021

An Indiana federal court recently refused to dismiss a school employee’s lawsuit against her school district after she was disciplined and transferred to a new job for complaining[...]

We’ve Got a New “Prom-blem”

April 19th, 2021

Even under normal circumstances, prom season requires school officials to navigate a dance floor filled with legal landmines. This year, the challenges are heightened by COVID-19. With the[...]

Is Your Substitute Teacher Entitled to a Permanent Position?

April 12th, 2021

As the school year winds down, we remind school officials of Revised School Code Section 1236 and how it affects a substitute teacher’s rights to continued em­ployment, compensation,[...]

Probationary Teacher Nonrenewal Timelines

April 5th, 2021

As the end of the school year approaches, school officials must follow applicable timelines and procedures if they wish to non-re­new a probationary teacher’s contract, which apply notwithstanding[...]

Save the Dates: Tuesdays with Thrun

March 26th, 2021

As part of our service to retainer clients, Thrun Law Firm typically hosts annual client spring seminars across the state. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pan­demic, we are[...]

Keeping Debt Service Funds “Bona Fide”

March 22nd, 2021

The Internal Revenue Code’s (IRC) arbitrage rules govern how tax-exempt bond proceeds, as well as rev­enues for debt service payments, may be invested. Gen­erally, the investment earnings on[...]