Month

May 2021
Q:       A board member owns a stake in real property that the school board is trying to acquire. Can the remainder of the school board exclude the interested board member from the closed meeting deliberations regarding the acquisition?  A:        No. A board member with a “substantial interest” in a business entity or real...
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Q:        We have an assistant principal who is very strong in curriculum but struggles with enforcing student discipline. Are we able to reassign her to an instructional coordinator position for the 2021-2022 school year?  A:        Yes. A reassignment from assistant principal to instructional coordinator is permissible because both positions are within the same...
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Q:        We have an employee who had a terrible reaction to the COVID-19 vaccine. Our District passed a resolution back in January extending FFCRA leave through the end of the school year. Is the employee eligible for the District’s FFCRA leave due to her reaction to the vaccine?  A:        Probably not. If the District’s resolution...
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Q:        Our district entered into a million-dollar contract with a vendor for the purchase of technology goods and services last summer. We have been running into huge issues with the vendor since executing the contract, such as pricing increases and poor customer service. We want to terminate the contract but since we did not obtain...
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