News from Thrun Law

New Legislation Impacts School Opioid Antagonist Administration

September 9th, 2019

Governor Gretchen Whitmer recently signed into law Public Acts 38 and 39 of 2019. Public Act 38 repeals all Revised School Code (RSC) provisions addressing school administration of[...]

Deadline Fast Approaching to Adopt Disciplinary Policy Prohibiting Abortion Referrals

September 2nd, 2019

By October 1, 2019, State School Aid Act Section 166 requires school boards to adopt a disciplinary policy that, among other things, includes a financial penalty against a[...]

New Attorney Joins Thrun Law Firm

August 29th, 2019

We are pleased to announce that Ian F. Koffler has joined Thrun Law Firm, P.C. Ian joins us after having practiced for four years with a Grand Rapids[...]

Tenure Commission Upholds Discharge for Academic Dishonesty

August 19th, 2019

The Tenure Commission recently upheld the discharge of a tenured teacher for her unethical and dishonest academic practices in manipulating student assessments. ReVoir v Ann Arbor Pub Schs,[...]

OSEP Provides New Special Education Guidance

August 12th, 2019

The United States Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP) recently issued informal guidance on a variety of special education is­sues in response to inquiries from[...]

Schools of Choice Refresher

August 5th, 2019

It may seem like summer vacation just started, but districts that elect to participate in schools of choice for the 2019-2020 school year should ensure they are ready[...]

Supreme Court Limits Test for Establishment Clause Violation

July 26th, 2019

In a recent decision with significance for public schools, the United States Supreme Court ruled that certain longstanding com­munity monuments, symbols, and practices may have a presump­tion of[...]