News from Thrun Law

Legislature Clarifies Permissible Scope of Energy Improvement Projects

July 23rd, 2018

Section 1274a of the Revised School Code authorizes schools to undertake energy improvement projects and finance them through a variety of meth­ods. Under Public Act 23 of 2017,[...]

Transgender Students Update: Michigan Guidance and Recent Federal Court Decisions

July 16th, 2018

Following a trend set by several federal courts in the past year, two more federal courts recently issued opinions supporting transgender students’ rights to access restrooms and locker[...]

“Prohibited” Means “Prohibited” (Again)

June 28th, 2018

In a case handled by Thrun Law Firm, the Michigan Court of Appeals recently affirmed a Michigan Employment Relations Com­mission decision, finding that the MEA committed an unfair[...]

Schools of Choice Refresher

June 18th, 2018

As the school year comes to a close, school districts must act soon to enroll schools of choice students for the 2018-2019 school year. The State School Aid[...]

New Laws Grant Schools Authority to Discipline for Off-Campus Sexual Assault

June 11th, 2018

On May 9, 2018, Governor Snyder signed a package of three laws aimed at protecting student sexual assault victims who attend school with the perpetrator. These laws, which[...]

Schedule Back-to-School Professional Development Now!

June 1st, 2018

As the school year winds down, we recommend contacting your favorite Thrun Law Firm attorney to get back-to-school professional development sessions on the calendar! Back-to-school is a busy[...]

OCR Releases New Case Processing Manual

May 14th, 2018

On March 5, 2018, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights released its new case processing manual (“CPM”), which details its proce­dures for investigating, resolving, and[...]