The Risk of “Reply All”: Emails, Text Messages, and the...

As the use of electronic communications escalates, all school leaders—superintendents, administrators and board members alike—must consider the legal implications of sending emails or text...

Cybersecurity While Social Distancing: Criminals Can Work Remotely, Too

No good cybersecurity article will omit the following quote from Robert Mueller, former director of the FBI, in a speech given at a cybersecurity...

Data Practices Roundup: Keeping Tabs on Recent Advisory Opinions

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

Administrative Leaves in the Wind: Court Holds Paid Leave is a...

School districts and other public employers often place employees on paid administrative leave while an investigation into potential misconduct is pending. Paid leave can...

Touched by an AngelSense: Handling Parent Requests to Use Location-Monitoring Devices...

A recent special education due process decision in Nevada involving a popular location-monitoring and listening device may soon resonate with school districts across the...