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Employee Vaccinated Religion Exemption Requests

Employee Vaccinated Religion Exemption Requests

As vaccine mandates for employees become more common, employers are seeing a spike in religious exemption requests. While some employees may have a legitimate medical reason for refusing the COVID-19 vaccine, under Title VII employers must accommodate an employee’s...

TikTok Challenges on the Rise

TikTok Challenges on the Rise

Social media is a powerful tool often used to influence others - and not always for the good. Reports have surfaced across the country of school vandalism from students participating in the "devious lick" challenge circulating on TikTok. As if teachers didn't have...

School Mask Mandate Updates – September

School Mask Mandate Updates – September

U.S. DOE’s Office for Civil Rights Enters the Fray by Initiating Discrimination Investigations Against States with Mask Prohibitions On Monday, August 30, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) opened investigations into five states that...

School Mask Mandate Updates

U.S. DOE’s Office for Civil Rights Enters the Fray by Initiating Discrimination Investigations Against States with Mask Prohibitions On Monday, August 30, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) opened investigations into five states that...

Regulations help explain use of ESSER and GEER funds

ESSER/GEER guidance highlights In late May, The U.S. Department of Education released guidance to states and school districts about the use of the multiple federal funds authorized for pandemic response and relief. A review of this guidance clarifies some questions...