Legal Wisdom

In the list below you will find information shared from Ohio Attorneys who specialize in charter schools.

December 2020 - by: Amy Goodson Co., LLC. for Ohio Community School Board members

Permissibility of Virtual/Telephonic Meetings Extended -When COVID-19 initially appeared in Ohio, the General Assembly enacted House Bill 197 temporarily allowing public bodies, such as charter school boards, to conduct meetings by way of teleconference, video conference, or other similar electronic technology.  Read more >>

January 2021 - by: Amy Goodson Co., LLC. for Ohio Community School Board members

School Quarantine Guidance Updated At the end of December - Governor DeWine announced that Ohio is changing its guidance regarding quarantines following in-classroom exposure in K-12 schools. Moving forward, students and teachers exposed to a COVID-positive person in school are no longer required to quarantine as long as the exposure occurred in a classroom setting and all students/teachers were wearing masks and following other appropriate protocols.  Read more >>

March 2021 - by: Amy Goodson Co., LLC. for Ohio Community School Board members

State Encourages In-Person Schooling - At its February meeting, the State Board of Education passed a resolution to “ReAffirm the Irreplaceable Role of In-Person Learning for K-12 Education in Ohio.”

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April 2020 - by: Amy Goodson Co., LLC. for Ohio Community School Board members

Graduation Changes for 2020-2021 - In March emergency legislation regarding education moved extremely quickly through the Ohio General Assembly with nearly unanimous support. House Bill 67 was signed into law with immediate effectivity on March 20th .  Read more >>

May 2021 - by: Amy Goodson Co., LLC. for Ohio Community School Board members

The State Budget Bill – Proposed Education Changes - House Bill 110 is the most recent state biennial budget proposal. As is usual in Ohio, the bill contains not only funding items, but many substantive legal changes.  Read more >>

June 2021 - by: Amy Goodson Co., LLC. for Ohio Community School Board members

The State Budget Bill – Proposed Education Changes House Bill 110 is the most recent state biennial budget proposal. As is usual in Ohio, the bill contains not only funding items, but many substantive legal changes. Several education law changes include: Read more >>