What's On Your Legal List?

ASBJ's survey of school attorneys reveals the top 10 issues you are most likely to face in your district


Tips on Hiring a School Board Attorney

The lawyer you choose can save your district a lot of money -- and a lot of embarrassment, too



  • The Fate of NCLB

    Now that a new administration and Congress are in place, will the federal education law be left behind?

  • Hello, Mr. President

    What would you way if you could talk to Barack Obama? Board members weigh in with words of advice and wisdom

  • The Leadership Role in School Health

    Taking the lead to ensure that students are healthy and fit is time-consuming, necessary work


  • School Board News

    February 2009 Up Front

    News, views, and trends you should watch.

  • Your Turn

    February 2009 Your Turn

    Your chance to tell us what you think

  • Research

    Funding Financial Literacy Programs

    Classes in personal finance for students are gaining in popularity

  • School Law

    A School Board's Guide to FERPA

    The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, also known as FERPA, is a potential administrative nightmare

  • Governance

    Community-Savvy Board Governance

    Improving your community's awareness of the challenges your board and district face is a time-proven method of building support

  • Money

    How to Deal with Your District's Bad Debt

    The saga of five Wisconsin school districts that lost $150 million in investments provides some valuable lessons