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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.

The United States Supreme Court to Determine Whether Sexual Orientation and Transgender Discrimination Amounts to Title VII Violations

On April 22, 2019, the United States Supreme Court indicated that it may be ready to determine whether Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (“Title VII”) prohibits employment discrimination based upon sexual orientation and transgender status by agreeing to hear the following three appeals: (1) Altitude Express Inc. v. Zarda, 2nd Cir. […]

U.S. Department Of Education Publishes Guidance on Report Cards For the Every Student Succeeds Act

The United States Department of Education published non-regulatory, non-binding guidance to assist school districts prepare report cards for the Every Student Succeeds Act. The guidance covers areas of charter school reporting, calculation of student participation rates, the definition of a graduation cohort, and more. To read the guidance, click here. Authors: Matthew John Markling and […]