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Beard Legal Group
3366 Lynnwood Drive
PO Box 1311
Altoona, PA 16603
Tel: 814.943.3304
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Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame Award for Beard Legal Group


> Beard Legal Group inducted into Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame (Video)     |     Award Night Images     |     Firm History

> The Challenge Program, Inc. Kicks Off at Williamsburg Jr./Sr. High School

SPECIAL EDITION Education Law Report


October 2021 - Two Pennsylvania Federal District Courts Weigh in on August 31, 2021 Masking Mandate

2021 CLIENT ALERTS


October 7, 2021 - Federal Judge Blocks School District's Mask Optional Policy

August 31, 2021 - Covid-19 Mask Mandate and FAQs

June, 2021 - Title IX Update - Nine Months Later

2021 CLIENT COVID-19 ALERTS


August 17, 2021 - COVID-19 GUIDANCE AND NEWEST RECOMMENDATIONS

July 1, 2021 - GOVERNOR UPDATES SUNSHINE LAW REQUIREMENTS

June 30, 2021 - GOVERNOR APPROVES BILL OFFERING OPTIONAL YEAR TO STUDENTS IMPACTED BY COVID-19

June 8, 2021 - NEW GUIDANCE AND RESOURCES ON AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN (ARP) ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL EMERGENCY RELIEF (ESSER) FUNDS

May 14, 2021 - CDC RELEASES NEW GUIDANCE ON MASKING ORDER

March 30, 2021 - PDE RELEASES NEW GUIDANCE ON RELAXED SOCIAL DISTANCING MEASURES AND SCHOOL CLOSURE CRITERIA

February 22, 2021 - PIAA POSTSEASON COVID-19 UNIVERSAL FACE COVERING CERTIFICATION



2020 COVID-19 ALERTS

November/December 2020

December, 2020 - Senate Bill 1216 Approved by the Governor
November 18, 2020 - New Orders from Secretary of PA DOH

August 2020

August 21, 2020 - Return to School and the Issue of Waivers
August 20, 2020 - Updated Masking Requirements
August 14, 2020 - New Mandates under Title IX Effective

June 2020

June 19, 2020 - Phased School Reopening Health and Safety Plans
June 24, 2020 - Remote Learning and 180 Day Requirement

April 2020

April 2, 2020 - U.S. Department of Labor Issues FFCRA Regulation
April 21, 2020 - Update and Resources for Continuity of Education

March 2020


March 10, 2020 - PLAN AND PREPARE FOR CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
March 12, 2020 - Assessment Guidance
March 13, 2020 - CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
        > Milk Marketing Board Case
March 16, 2020 - Coronavirus and Open Meetings
        > PSBA Guidance on board meeting attendance via remote means
March 17, 2020 - Student Related Issues
March 18, 2020 - Financial Obligations and Wage Payments
        > FAQ from PA School Boards Association
March 26, 2020 - Client Alert - CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19)
March 26, 2020 - Families First Coronavirus Response Act
March 26, 2020 - Continuity of Education
        > SAMPLE - Virtual Instruction Communication
        > SAMPLE - Letter to Parents of Career Center Students
March 30, 2020 - Additional Guidance Published by US DOL on Paid Sick Leave, etc.
March 30, 2020 - Coronavirus Senate Bill 751 and Transportation
March 30, 2020 - Update on Continuity of Education
        > US Dept. of Education Assessment Guidance
        > Sample Special Education Notice
        > Sample Parent Letter Regarding Services
        > Sample Parental Permission Letter for Online Instruction
        > Sample Virtual Group Instruction Privacy Concern Letter
        > Sample NOREP for Remote Instruction
        > Sample Interim IEP Addendum
March 31, 2020 - Coronavirus and Virtual Board Meeting Security


August 25, 2017 — PA Office Of Open Records Rules That Public Officials' Facebook Pages Are Public Records When Discussing Agency Business

BEARD LEGAL GROUP NEWSLETTERS (PDF format)

Employment Law Updates

June 16, 2020 - U.S. Supreme Court Rules Civil Rights Law Protects Gay and Transgender Employees
CADILLAC TAX DELAYED FOR TWO YEARS (Word)
Employment Law Update - April 2015
Employment Law Update 2014
Employment Law Client Alert - November 8, 2013
Employment Law Client Alert - April 25, 2012
Employment Law Client Alert - March 8, 2012

Education Law Reports

Education Law Report - October 2021
Education Law Report - August 2021
Education Law Report - June 2021
Education Law Report - February 2021
Education Law Report - June 2020
Education Law Report - August 2019
Education Law Report - May 2019
Education Law Report - March 2019
Education Law Report - July 2018
Education Law Report - June 2018
Education Law Report - January 2018
Education Law Report - August 2017
Education Law Report - February - March 2017
Education Law Report - January 2017
Education Law Report - March 2016
Education Law Report - March 2015
Education Law Report - December 2014
Education Law Report - March 2014
Education Law Report - December 2013
Education Law Report - October 2013
Education Law Report - April 2013
Education Law Report - February 2013
Education Law Report - December 2012
Education Law Report - November 2012
Education Law Report - April 2012
Education Law Report - February 2012