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|State Of The Union - What Are The Ramifications Of Northwestern University Football Players Seeking Union Recognition?|
Tyrone P. Thomas; Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C.;
February 11, 2014, previously published on February 4, 2014Members of the Northwestern University football team have signed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board seeking recognition as a collective bargaining unit. While the issue of union organizing by student-athletes has been championed by entities such as All Players United, this effort is...
|Schools and Community Colleges Banned from Using Sole Source Procurement for Prop. 39 Funded Projects|
Sophie A. Akins; Best Best & Krieger LLP;
February 10, 2014, previously published on January 31, 2014Many California school districts and community college districts are gearing up to perform, or are in the process of performing, energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy projects with funds derived from Proposition 39, the California Clean Energy Jobs Act (Act). Funds for the Act are...
|Private Sector Schools and Third-Party Student Recruitment under FTC and CFPB Scrutiny|
Jonathan L. Pompan; Venable LLP;
February 7, 2014, previously published on February 2014The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) are intensifying their regulatory and enforcement focus on proprietary schools and third-party marketing companies.
|Further Education Colleges - VAT|
Withers Bergman LLP/Withers LLP;
February 6, 2014, previously published on January 29, 2014The First-tier Tribunal has decided that certain students of further education colleges are treated as receiving their tuition 'free of charge', and thus not giving rise to a business activity. The point is important, since it could mean that the scale of business activities of such colleges is...
|Brown Act Amendment Now Requires Recordation of Actions Taken During Open Sessions|
Kronick Moskovitz Tiedemann Girard A Law Corporation;
February 5, 2014, previously published on January 28, 2014Senate Bill 751 amends Government Code section 54953 to require the legislative body of a local agency to publicly report any action taken and the vote or abstention on that action of each member present for the action. This requirement became effective January 1, 2014. School districts will now...
|US Department of Education Levies More Fines for Clery Act Violations|
Rebecca Lacher, Pedro A. Ramos; Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP;
February 5, 2014, previously published on January 2014President Obama recently called attention to the issue of sexual violence on college campuses, stating that “more needs to be done to ensure safe, secure environments for students” and that “we must strengthen and address compliance issues.” The newly established White House...
|Iowa Supreme Court Grants Further Review in Two Cases Involving Iowa Colleges|
Amanda M. Atherton; Nyemaster Goode, P.C.;
February 4, 2014, previously published on January 30, 2014Yesterday, the Iowa Supreme announced that the court has granted further review on two civil cases against Iowa universities: Shumate v. Drake University and Smith v. ISU.
|Florida Lawyers and Judges Receive Sandra Day O’Conner Award for the
Advancement of Civics in Education. |
Murphy Weldon Ellis PLLC;
February 4, 2014, previously published by The Florida Bar News on February 1, 2014Florida Lawyers and Judges Receive Sandra Day O’Conner Award for the Advancement of Civics in Education for the introduction of civics lessons into Florida middles schools and high schools by Florida lawyers and judges.
|The Agenda May No Longer Be Simply a List of Items to be Considered at a Public Meeting|
Robert A. Muccilli; Capehart & Scatchard, P.A.;
February 3, 2014, previously published on January 23, 2014A recent unpublished Superior Court Law Division decision may cause surprise and discomfort to persons responsible for developing an agenda for a public meeting. In Opderbeck v. Midland Park Board of Education, BER-L-8571-13 (Law Div. Dec. 24, 2013), the Honorable Peter E. Doyne found that the term...
|Educational Management Organizations (EMOs) Facing Controversy|
Rasansky Law Firm;
February 3, 2014The Education Management Corporation faces charges of fraud in a multi-million dollar lawsuit that was filed by the Department of Justice and four states. The lawsuit states that the organization is the second largest for-profit college organization and as such was ineligible for the $11 billion in...