Revisiting Tinker from Outside the Schoolhouse Gate: Student Speech and Social...

In June, the United States Supreme Court released its opinion in Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L. and for the first time addressed the...

“Vax On, Vax Off.” Legal Considerations for Mandatory COVID-19 Workplace Vaccination...

Given the impact of COVID-19 and emergency use authorization (EUA) of several vaccines, school districts may be considering whether to impose mandatory employee vaccination...

Data Practices Roundup: Keeping Tabs on Recent Advisory Opinions

Advisory Opinions from the Data Practices Office (DPO) of the Minnesota Department of Administration are not legally binding, but compliance with an Advisory Opinion...

The Wheels on the Bus Go ‘Round and ‘Round a District’s...

In late July 2020, the Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit reversed the Minnesota U.S. District Court, and held that the Individuals with...

Autumn Leaves: What Options Are Available to Employees as Schools Return?

As many school districts prepare to return to some form of hybrid or in-person learning this fall, many employees are already expressing concerns and...