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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

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Schools  |  1st Dist.

Quinn v. Board of Education of the City of Chicago, 2018 IL App (1st) 170834 (March 29, 2018) Cook Co., 4th Div, (GORDON) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

School Code  |  2d Dist.

Shephard v. Regional Board of School Trustees of De Kalb County, 2018 IL App (2d) 170407 (March 28, 2018) DeKalb Co. (SCHOSTOK) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Schools  |  1st Dist.

Board of Education of Woodland Community Consolidated School District 50 v. Illinois State Board of Education, 2018 IL App (1st) 162900 (March 23, 2018) Cook Co., 6th Div, (HOFFMAN) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Schools  |  1st Dist.

Board of Education of Waukegan Community Unit School District 60 v. Illinois State Charter School Commission, 2018 IL App (1st) 162084 (January 25, 2018) Cook Co., 4th Div, (BURKE) Affirmed.

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