Articles From Phil Milsk

2019 Legislative Update Part 2 By Phil Milsk Education Law, January 2020 Summaries of major bills relating to education that were signed into law in 2019.
Legislative update By Phil Milsk Education Law, June 2019 Summaries of major bills relating to education that were recently signed into law.
New public acts (continued) By Phil Milsk Education Law, November 2018 An overview of bills that pertain to education that were recently signed into law in Illinois.
New public acts (continued) By Phil Milsk Education Law, September 2018 An overview of bills that pertain to education that were recently signed into law in Illinois.
New public acts By Phil Milsk Education Law, August 2018 An overview of bills that pertain to education that were recently signed into law in Illinois.
Legislative update part II By Phil Milsk Education Law, November 2017 The second installment of bills of interest to education law practitioners.
2017 legislative update By Phil Milsk Education Law, September 2017 Bills of interest to education law practitioners.
Recent education law cases By Phil Milsk, Claudia E. Castro, & Rob Lyons Education Law, November 2016 Three recent cases of interest to education law practitioners.
New Illinois Public Acts By Phil Milsk Education Law, September 2016 Recently signed legislation concerning education.
New Illinois Public Acts By Phil Milsk Education Law, August 2016 New laws of interest to education law practitioners.
Seventh Circuit rejects teacher’s challenge to district policy on use of racial epithets in classroom By Phil Milsk Education Law, June 2016 In Brown v. Chicago Board of Education, a sixth grade teacher challenged his suspension for violating a Board policy regarding the use of racially offensive words in class.
Summary of new Illinois education laws effective January 1, 2016 By Phil Milsk Education Law, April 2016 Recent legislation of interest to education law practitioners.
New public Acts By Phil Milsk Education Law, October 2015 A summary of some of the important education legislation passed by the Illinois General Assembly during the 2015 Spring session and signed into law by Governor Rauner.
Standing Committee on Disability Law By Phil Milsk Diversity Leadership Council, June 2015 An update on the Committee's recent activities from Chair Phil Milsk.
Legislative update By Phil Milsk Education Law, January 2015 A summary of the bills from the Illinois General Assembly's 2014 veto session.
New Public Acts By Phil Milsk Education Law, October 2014 Recent legislation of interest to education law practitioners.
New cases By Phil Milsk Education Law, February 2014 A summary of the recent case of Jenna R. P., et al., v. The City of Chicago School District No. 229, et al.
New Illinois education laws (Part II) By Phil Milsk Education Law, February 2014 Recent laws of interest to education law practitioners.
Other new public acts regarding education By Phil Milsk Education Law, October 2013 New Illinois laws of interest to education law practitioners.
Legislation watch By Phil Milsk Education Law, June 2013 Recent legislation of interest to education law practitioners.
Legislative update By Phil Milsk & Shayne Aldridge Education Law, October 2012 New public acts concerning education.
State legislative update By Phil Milsk Education Law, June 2012 A list of recent bills of interest to education law practitioners.
New education laws By Phil Milsk Education Law, February 2012 A summary of noteworthy education and related legislation that recently went into effect in Illinois.
Case update: Safford Unified School District v. Redding By Phil Milsk Education Law, September 2009 Thirteen year-old Savana Redding, an 8th grade student in Safford, Arizona, with no previous disciplinary history at the school, was subjected to a strip search by school employees at the direction of a school administrator after another student told the administrator that Savana had given her a prescription-strength ibuprofen pill.
State legislative update By Phil Milsk Education Law, December 2008 The following measures have either been signed into law in 2008 or could be enacted prior to the conclusion of the current session of the Illinois General Assembly on January 14, 2009.
Student discipline hearings By Phil Milsk Child Law, December 2008 The concept of the traditional family, typically a marital union between opposite-sex individuals and their children, is rapidly shifting.
Legislation signed clarifying responsibility for educational costs of residential placement By Phil Milsk Education Law, October 2008 In August, 2008, the Governor signed into law two companion bills intended to clarify the responsibility for educational costs when a student is placed in a residential program by an Illinois public agency or a juvenile court judge.
Student discipline hearings By Phil Milsk Child Law, September 2008 Boards of Education in Illinois have the authority to suspend or expel students for “gross disobedience or misconduct” pursuant to Section 10-22.6 of the Illinois School Code. 105 ILCS 5/10-22.6(a).
Case update By Phil Milsk Education Law, June 2008 Two Illinois school districts and some parents sued the U.S. Secretary of Education seeking a declaratory judgment that certain requirements of the No Child Left Behind Act conflict with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.
Budget implementation for FY 2008 approved By Phil Milsk Education Law, February 2008 The State Fiscal Year 2008 Budget Implementation bill, SB 783, has finally become law. Budget implementation legislation is usually passed at the end of the Spring session along with budget bill(s).

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