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Landmark special education case decided by U.S. Supreme Court

22 March 2017 - The Supreme Court ruled earlier today that school districts must do more than provide a “merely more than de minimis” education program to a student with a disability.

Updated templates available for ESSA

15 March 2017 - The U.S. Department of Education has released the updated consolidated plan template that states are to use when submitting their new state plans under the Every Student Succeeds Act

Court finds Kansas school funding unconstitutional in a landmark case

15 March 2017 - In a unanimous ruling, the Kansas Supreme found Kansas’s school funding system unconstitutional under the Kansas constitution

Updated Legal Guidance: Protecting Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students Against Discrimination

8 March 2017 - CSBA has published an updated legal guidance to give governing boards clarity regarding the current status of federal and state laws protecting transgender and gender nonconforming students

New CSBA positions on legislation; immigration issues a key topic as 2017 session advances

1 March 2017 - CSBA’s Legislative Committee has approved legislative positions on more than 30 new bills introduced in 2017, including two high-profile measures related to immigration.