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Presented by the ISBA Education Law Section

 


Don’t miss this comprehensive overview of Senate Bill 100, which amends the Illinois School Code in a number of areas!
 

Attorneys practicing in the education law arena need to be aware of the changes that go into effect on September 15, 2016 and how they will affect parents, school districts, and students. Join us for this half-day seminar that offers a better understanding of:

  • How the new law will alter the way student discipline cases are handled;
  • The goals of the new legislation;
  • How school boards will adapt to the upcoming changes;
  • How school boards and school administration will be affected by the changes;
  • How the discipline of special education students will be handled; and
  • The ethical issues that may arise due to the new laws.

 

Program Coordinator/Moderator:
Roland R. Cross
, Brown, Hay & Stephens, LLP, Springfield

Program Information
Date Presented:
February 11, 2016 8:30 AM Central
Length:
3 hours, 3 minutes
The Year in Education Law

On August 24, 2015, Governor Rauner signed Senate Bill 100, which was designed to “limit the number and duration of expulsions and suspensions to the greatest extent practicable” in Illinois schools. This segment examines the extensive changes outlined in the new law and discusses how these changes will alter the way students, parents, administrators, and school districts handle student discipline cases beginning in the fall of 2016.

Speaker Information
Philip C. Milsk  [ view bio ]
Background of Senate Bill 100

The legislation to amend student discipline in Illinois was pushed by The Campaign for Common Sense Discipline and spearheaded by Voices of Youth in Chicago Education (VOYCE). This presentation explains the background and goals of the legislation.


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.75
Speaker Information
Latasha K. Barnes  [ view bio ]
Senate Bill 100 and School Boards: Student Discipline

This in-depth overview explores how school boards will adapt to the changes outlined in Senate Bill 100, as well as how the relationships between school boards and school administration will have to be recrafted.


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.50
Speaker Information
Everett E. Nicholas  [ view bio ]
Special Education Implications of Senate Bill 100

Discover how students in Individualized Education Programs will be treated under the new law, as well as what measures parents, students, and school boards should take to address disciplinary problems when they implicate a special education program with this informative session.


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.50
Speaker Information
Neal E. Takiff  [ view bio ]
New Ethics Issues in Illinois Education Law

Don’t miss this discussion on the various ethical issues that may arise with the implementation of Senate Bill 100.


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Approved Credit for Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 0.50
Including Professional Responsibility: 0.50
Speaker Information
Roland R. Cross  [ view bio ]
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Illinois State Bar Association
Including Professional Responsibility: 0.50
Total General MCLE Hours: 3.00
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