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Category: Current Issues

Here is a compendium of current issues that affect Ohio’s public entities, plus McGown & Markling news of note.

U.S. Department of Education Revises Title IX Guidance and Enforcement

Today, September 22, 2017, the U.S. Department of Education (“DOE”) issued its “September 2017 Questions and Answers on Campus Sexual Misconduct” which can be read by clicking here and answers the following twelve questions: What is the nature of a school’s responsibility to address sexual misconduct? What is the Clery Act and how does it […]

McGown & Markling Files Ohio Supreme Court Amicus Curiae (“Friend of the Court”) Memorandum On Behalf Of The Ohio School Boards Association

Today, September 7, 2017, McGown & Markling had the honor and privilege of filing an amicus curiae preliminary memorandum with the Ohio Supreme Court on behalf of the Ohio School Boards Association (“OSBA”) and in support of the Olentangy Local School District Board of Education on (1) whether R.C. 2151.421 imposes civil liability upon a […]

April 17, 2017 OESCA Legislative e-Update

Matthew John Markling serves as General Counsel for the Ohio Educational Service Center Association (“OESCA”) and McGown & Markling is a longstanding strategic partner with OESCA. Please click here to view the April 17, 2017 OESCA Legislative e-Update. This e-Update provides information on the pending and enacted bills of interest to Ohio’s public education community. Bills […]