Education Law

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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

School Districts  |  3d Dist.

Board of Education v. Regional Board of School Trustees, 2019 IL App (3d) 170638 (September 4, 2019) Henry Co. (McDADE) Affirmed.

Illinois Appellate Court / Civil

Due Process  |  1st Dist.

Zale v. Moraine Valley Community College, 2019 IL App (1st) 190197 (August 29, 2019) Cook Co., 4th Div, (GORDON) Affirmed.

Federal 7th Circuit / Civil

School Law  |  N.D. Ill., E. Div.

Doe v. Columbia College Chicago, No. 18-1869 (August 13, 2019) Affirmed

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