News from Thrun Law

Surviving the Heat Without Air Conditioning

September 23rd, 2019

With schools back in session, school officials should consider the implications of holding classes and other activities in high temperatures. Disabled Employees The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)[...]

Long-Awaited Guidance Issued on Homeschool Partnership Programs

September 16th, 2019

On July 31, 2019, outgoing Interim State Superintendent Sheila Alles issued a much-anticipated pupil accounting decision regarding homeschool partnership programs. Traverse City Area Pub Schs (MA 18-6). A[...]

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[...]

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[...]