A 1930s Labor Law with 21st-Century Consequences

One might think that the long-established Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which governs minimum wages and overtime, would be easily understood by employers today. After all, it turned 80 years old in 2018.
However, an uptick over the past few years in FLSA wage and hour lawsuits continues to prove that employers aren't paying the necessary attention to the FLSA to remain compliant. [More]

Best Practices in Planning for Extended School Year Services

As the snow melts and the trees begin to blossom, our thoughts turn naturally to spring and even summer. But if you’re a special education administrator or intervention specialist, your pre-summer list is probably a mile long, even as early as March. One of those to-do items is planning Extended School Year (“ESY”) services for qualifying IEP students, a sometimes confusing and daunting task. [More]