In Ohio, public school districts are permitted to initiate complaints with the county board of revision regarding the valuation of real property. Property owners are also permitted to file complaints when they believe the tax on their property is too high. Once a property owner files such a complaint, school districts are also permitted to […]
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The U.S. Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in the case of Endrew F. v. Douglas County School District late last month, providing guidance on the level of educational benefit schools must provide to students with disabilities under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (“IDEA”) (for background information on this case, please see our […]
On February 22, 2017, the U.S. Department of Education and the Department of Justice issued a letter withdrawing joint guidance previously issued by the Departments regarding transgender students in public schools. Less than a year ago, the Departments, under the Obama Administration, issued a Dear Colleague Letter taking the position that Title IX’s prohibition on […]