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In the case of Bennett v. Ohio Dept. of Edn., 2022-Ohio-1747, the Court of Appeals held that the revocation of a substitute teacher’s license was warranted after the teacher grabbed a student and threatened to physically harm the student during class. Here, the teacher asserted that: 1) the trial court failed to consider all of […]
“Good Day Sunshine – Public Records 101” focuses on basic public record aspects of the Ohio Sunshine Laws.
On April 13, 2023, the U.S. Department of Education posted for public comment a proposal to amend Title IX regulations that would set out a standard governing the adoption or application of sex-related criteria that would limit or deny a student’s eligibility to participate on athletic teams consistent with their gender identity. The proposed regulation […]
On April 6, 2023, the U.S. Department of Education issued a new proposed regulation on Title IX, as well as a related fact sheet. The proposed rule would affect the rights of transgender students to participate on athletic teams that align with their gender identity. Please note that is a proposal, which has not gone […]
Effective April 7, 2023, H.B. 45 allows a school district, community school, STEM school, or chartered nonpublic school to conduct a raffle to raise money for the school district or school without obtaining a bingo license. As an aside, R.C. 2915.01 defines a “raffle” as “a form of bingo in which the one or more […]
In the case of In re application for correction of birth record of Adelaide, 2nd Dist. Clark No. 2022-CA-1, an appellate court held that a probate court did not have authority under R.C. 3705.15(A) to change the sex marker on a birth certificate where an individual was identified as one sex at birth but later […]