Month

April 2020
Q:        I have a teacher who is scheduled for heart surgery next week and will be out for at least 2 weeks. Per resolution of the Board, all employees are receiving their regular pay while either working on-site, from home, or reporting remotely each day for assignments during this time of school closure and remote operations. Since...
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Q:        My district has moved all instruction to virtual learning platforms due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, we are not currently using substitute teachers. Someone who previously accepted substitute teaching assignments with our district filed for unemployment benefits yesterday. Will substitutes who will not get substitute teaching assignments in light of the...
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Q:        I heard new legislation exists as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic requiring employers to provide paid sick leave and expanded family medical leave to their workers. One of our teachers notified us recently that she can only work remotely Wednesday through Friday each week while her children’s school remains closed. Is our...
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Q:        Our District is temporarily closed pursuant to the Governor’s Executive Order, but we are still providing a flexible education program to our students. Some staff are on campus working directly on COVID-19 response while others are working remotely. Is it necessary to suspend the requirements of the Public Information Act and send notice...
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