Member Groups

Education Law

 ISBA Members, please login first to join this section.

Section ProspectusThe mission of ISBA Education Law Section

  • to enhance the knowledge and professional capabilities of lawyers who are engaged in one or more aspects of school law whether from the perspective of a public or private educational institution or agency, school board or district, union or association, certified or noncertified employees and administrators, parents or guardians, students, taxpayers, or the public generally;
  • to monitor developments and disseminate information on all relevant legal matters;
  • to assist in the improvement of legal practices in school law-related areas;
  • to study and recommend solutions to various problems involving school law;
  • to study, prepare, make recommendations, oppose, or promote proposed legislation and regulation in the field;
  • to explain the ramifications of legislation, regulations, or case law; to promote communication among lawyers in this field; and
  • to present seminars, newsletters, and conferences in furtherance of these goals.

Recent Related Cases

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

B.G. v. Bd. of Education of the City of Chicago, No. 17-1806 (August 27, 2018) Affirmed

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

School Law  |  W.D. Wisc.

Doe No. 55 v. Madison Metropolitan School Dist., No. 17-1521 (July 26, 2018) Affirmed

Tools and Resources


Illinois Law Consumer Videos

Videos produced in cooperation with ISBA Sections and Committees. See all Illinois Law videos on YouTube.