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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.

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Administrative Review
Booker v. The Board of Education of the City of Chicago

7th Circuit

Due Process
Hess v. The Bd. of Trustees of So. Ill. Univ.

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