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Grad Students Cannot Unionize Under Proposed NLRB Rule
The National Labor Relations Board took the latest step in the long-simmering debate over whether college teaching and research assistants could unionize
United States
27 Sep 2019
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What School Districts Need To Know About Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding, in the most basic sense, is the practice of raising money from a large number of people through any number of internet-based platforms.
United States
3 Sep 2019
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Chicago Adopts Expansive Predictive Scheduling Ordinance
The Chicago City Council just approved what is likely the most expansive predictive scheduling law in the country. Business and labor groups came
United States
31 Jul 2019
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"Back To School" Training: What Your School Should Focus On After This Offseason
Spring training is a time-honored tradition for Major League Baseball. The league has long used springtime to fine tune the skills of returning players, while teaching new players
United States
25 Jun 2019
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How The Proposed Title IX Regulations Will Impact Schools
Until the proposal is final, schools and universities remain in a state of flux
United States
13 Jun 2019
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WEB EXCLUSIVE: Emotional Rescue? Emotional Support Animals In Schools
Just when private schools were becoming relatively knowledgeable about their obligation to allow a disabled student's service animal on their premises ...
United States
12 Apr 2019
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Protecting Students From Peer-To-Peer Sexual Misconduct: The Struggle To Decide Higher Education's Proper Role
Colleges and universities are squeezed between a rock and a hard place when it comes to complying with Title IX's requirements for responding to student-on-student allegations ...
United States
12 Apr 2019
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Federal Appeals Court Reworks Legal Test To Determine Faculty's Union Status
In a unanimous opinion, a federal appeals court just rejected the National Labor Relations Board's "subgroup majority status rule" for determining when college and university faculty members are to be deemed managers.
United States
22 Mar 2019
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Will Your Workers Go On Strike This Week? What You Need To Know
Employee walkouts and protests are likely to occur on a large scale starting today and lasting through Thursday, spurred on by the union-supported "Fight for $15" movement and in anticipation...
United States
5 Oct 2018
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An Apple For The Teacher/Uber Driver/Tutor
As students have started another school year this Fall, conversations often return to teachers' pay and the disparity between what they are undoubtedly worth and what they actually earn.
United States
4 Oct 2018
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The High Cost Of Bullying And How To Avoid It
For the first time, a court used a civil rights law to hold a school district financially accountable in a case of student bullying.
United States
27 Sep 2018
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The Freeze Is On: Employers Must Immediately Update Background Check Forms
There is a little-known provision from a new federal law that will most likely impact your hiring practices and your standard hiring documents ...
United States
26 Sep 2018
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Keeping Our Students Safe—A Threat Assessment Model
With the seemingly ever-increasing propensity for America's youth to resort to violence to resolve conflict—real or imagined—school administrators are collectively searching for guidance in preventing violence before it occurs.
United States
12 Sep 2018
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Tennis Coach Wins First Set In Gender Bias Match Against University
It goes without saying that federally funded educational institutions cannot discriminate on the basis of gender.
United States
10 Sep 2018
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10-Step Plan To Ensure Bullying Doesn't Cost You
For the first time, a court used a civil rights law to hold a school district financially accountable in a case of student bullying.
United States
10 Sep 2018
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#NeverAgain? How Schools Should Respond To Student Protests
After the February 14 tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, students began to organize like rarely before to protest gun violence in schools.
United States
4 Jun 2018
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Student Discipline And Expulsion: What Holds Up In Court?
While all educators aim to create an environment where every student thrives and flourishes, we know that there are times when a student's actions require discipline or expulsion.
United States
4 Jun 2018
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Can A University Terminate For Tenured Teacher's Twitter Tweaks?
A series of Twitter posts from a tenured Fresno State English professor about former First Lady Barbara Bush has once again sparked a national conversation ...
United States
4 Jun 2018
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Web Exclusive: It Can't Happen Here, Can It?" Now Is The Time To Assess Your School's Safety And Security Protocols
Recent events at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida have caused many in the education community to think about their own campuses and the safety and security measures...
United States
5 Mar 2018
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Labor Department's New Approach Is A Game Changer For Student Internships
However, the four federal circuit courts that have faced the question consistently rejected the USDOL's all-or-nothing approach.
United States
2 Mar 2018
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