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Update:  Indiana Court of Appeals Allows COVID-19 Class Action Lawsuits Against IU and Purdue to Proceed

Last week, the Indiana Court of Appeals affirmed lower court decisions to allow separate class action lawsuits filed against Indiana University and Purdue University to move forward.  The lawsuits, one against Indiana University and two against Purdue University, alleged breach of contract and…

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Educate Your School: K-12 Public School Compliance with Federal Civil Rights Laws In the COVID-19 Environment

On September 28, 2020, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) issued a set of questions and answers containing guidance on how K-12 schools that are governed by Federal civil rights laws can cope with the COVID-19 environment and still comply with Federal civil rights…

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New Threat on the Horizon for Schools, Colleges, and Universities: Class Action Lawsuits for Return of Tuition

COVID-19 has caused tremendous disruption and expense for colleges and universities, and other tuition-based education institutions, leading to concerns not only about when students may safely return to campus but even as to the future viability of some institutions. In the past few weeks, a new…

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