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Tag Archives: Public Acts

Budget Legislation Requires That “Administrative” Contracts Be Provided To And Posted By The Town Clerk

Posted in Labor and Employment
Buried in the nearly 900 page document which is the biennial budget legislation are two sentences that impose a new requirement on boards of education.  Specifically, Section 157 of Public Act 17-2 from the June Special Session provides: Sec. 157.  (NEW)(Effective from passage) Any local board of education shall file forthwith a signed copy of… Continue Reading

New Special Legislation Requires Principals To Certify DCF Training Has Occurred and Increases Penalties For Failing To Report Suspected Abuse

Posted in Regular Education, Student Matters
School employees who fail to report child abuse may face tougher penalties for failing to report such incidents to DCF or the police as a result of a law passed by the General Assembly. Public Act 15-205, An Act Protecting School Children, increases, from a class A misdemeanor to a class E felony, the penalty… Continue Reading
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