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Governor DeWine Signs H.B. 244 Prohibiting COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates and Discrimination Based on Vaccination Status in Public School Districts

Posted on July 15, 2021
On July 14, 2021, Governor Mike DeWine signed Ohio House Bill 244 into law. The bill creates…

New CDC Guidance for COVID-19 Prevention in Schools

Posted on July 9, 2021
On July 9th, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated guidance related to…

U.S. Supreme Court Rules on Student Free Speech Case

Posted on June 30, 2021
Today, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling in Mahanoy Area School District v. B.L.…

Ohio Supreme Court Rules Boards of Education May Not Authorize Employees to Carry Firearms Without Undergoing Approved Peace-Officer Training

Posted on June 29, 2021
This morning, in a 4-3 decision, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that state law prohibits a board…

Federal Paid Holidays – Juneteenth

Posted on June 18, 2021
Signing of S. 475 Yesterday afternoon, President Biden signed Senate Bill 475 officially declaring June…

In case you missed it: Title IX training available in February

Posted on January 27, 2021
Scott Scriven LLP Title IX Training On August 14, 2020, new Title IX regulations became…

COVID-19 Vaccination of School Employees

Posted on January 15, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccination of School Employees Adult school employees are included in Phase 1B of Ohio’s…

House Bill 436

Posted on January 11, 2021
New Requirements Regarding Screening and Intervention for Children with Dyslexia On January 9, 2021, Governor…

H.B. 404 Enacted by the General Assembly

Posted on November 23, 2020
Last week, the Ohio General Assembly enacted H.B. 404. The bill extends and expands several temporary…

HB 197 Enacted by the General Assembly

Posted on March 26, 2020
On March 25, the Ohio General Assembly passed Am. Sub. H. B. 197, a wide-ranging…

Additional Guidance from the U.S. Department of Education

Posted on March 23, 2020
FERPA and Virtual Learning Related Resources The Student Privacy Policy Office has provided links to…

Ohio’s Stay at Home Order

Posted on March 22, 2020
This afternoon, a Stay at Home Order (“Order”) was issued by Dr. Amy Acton, Director…

Ohio Department of Education Guidance on Students with Disabilities and the School Closure

Posted on March 18, 2020
This afternoon, the Ohio Department of Education posted Considerations for Students with Disabilities During Ohio’s…

Office for Civil Rights Guidance on COVID-19

Posted on March 17, 2020
Office for Civil Rights Fact Sheet On March 16, 2020, the Office for Civil Rights…

Open Meetings, OHSAA and Coronavirus

Posted on March 16, 2020
Open Meetings  On March 13, 2020, Ohio Attorney General David Yost issued a letter to…

Ohio Department of Education publishes Coronavirus FAQ

Posted on March 14, 2020
This afternoon, the Ohio Department of Education posted Coronavirus (COVID-19) Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for…

Coronavirus, Student Privacy and Serving Students with Disabilities

Posted on March 13, 2020
FERPA & Coronavirus Earlier this week the U.S. Department of Education's Student Privacy Policy Office…

Coronavirus Legal Update

Posted on March 13, 2020
Dear Clients and Friends, We know you are getting inundated with emails about COVID-19 (Coronavirus).…

Derek Haggerty joins partnership

Posted on January 7, 2020
Scott Scriven LLP is pleased to announce the addition of Derek L. Haggerty as a…

Scott Scriven LLP Volunteers at Trunk or Treat

Posted on October 31, 2019
Firm attorneys and staff recently volunteered with the Mid-Ohio Foodbank to serve a meal at…

Scott Scriven LLP Attorneys Presenting at OCALICON

Posted on October 13, 2019
OCALICON, the nation's premier autism and disabilities conference, is coming soon and Scott Scriven LLP…

Scott Scriven LLP Attorneys Presenting at OSBA Capital Conference

Posted on October 11, 2019
The 2019 OSBA Capital Conference and Trade Show is coming soon and four Scott Scriven…

Scott Scriven LLP celebrates 25 years

Posted on October 10, 2019
In January of 1995, Greg Scott and Don Scriven formed the firm after leaving the…