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May 2022
Q:        We have a teacher who had back surgery last week and was determined to be eligible for FMLA to cover the period of leave. The medical certification we received indicated that she would need at least 6 weeks of recovery. Can we count her recovery days over the summer as FMLA days, such that...
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Q:        I recommended renewal of my high school principal’s contract but intend to reassign him to the junior high campus, which will move him down a step on our administrator salary schedule.  Am I required to provide written notice of the anticipated reduction in compensation before the school year begins? Even if it’s only a...
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Q:        Senior pranks have gotten out of control over the past couple of years, so our high school principal is wanting to meet with seniors to warn them that if they commit any Code of Conduct violation in the last weeks of school, they will be banned from participation in graduation. Is the principal OK to...
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Q:       I just received a Public Information Request for all electronic communications between individual board members and the superintendent related to the proposed bond. I can pull ISD emails from our server, but do I need to search my phone and ask the board members for copies of personal emails and text messages?   A:...
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