Monthly Archives: June 2014

New Proposed FMLA Regulations Extend Protections to Same-Sex Spouses

Recently the U.S. Department of Labor announced proposed regulations that would extend Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) protections to same-sex spouses. These proposed regulations are widely anticipated to become final after a brief public comment period. The FMLA entitles … Continue reading

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Considering Summer

As the school year comes to an end for many districts while others prepare for upcoming vacations, school leaders have the opportunity to reflect on successes and failures, how to improve as well as ways to redefine their respective missions. … Continue reading

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Recent Decision Striking Down California Teacher-Tenure Laws Sparks National Debate

On June 10, 2014, a California state trial court judge held that California’s laws that govern teacher hiring, firing and tenure violated the California Constitution’s guarantee that all children will receive an education. The judge found that preventing dismissal of … Continue reading

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