School Law Today: NJSBA Podcast with William S. Donio – “The Board Reorganization Meeting”

The board’s reorganization meeting, held in early January, is the first meeting of the new board and it is where decisions are made that will have an impact for the rest of the year. New board members are sworn into office and the board leadership is decided. What actions must the board take at this meeting, and what are the procedures for taking these actions? Please join NJSBA host Ray Pinney as he discusses these issues with William Donio, a partner in the law firm of Cooper Levenson.


School Law Today: NJSBA Podcast with William S. Donio – “First Amendment Rights of Students”

Professional athletes have been making headlines for expressing their First Amendment rights on the NFL sidelines. However, do our students and student-athletes enjoy that same freedom? While our freedom of speech as spelled out in the First Amendment is cherished, it is not absolute. What are the boundaries for our students? Join NJSBA host Ray Pinney as he discusses this issue with William Donio, a partner with the law firm Cooper Levenson.

Podcast: School Law Today with William S. Donio, Esq.

Listen to the most recent “School Law Today” Podcast, featuring William S. Donio, Cooper Levenson Partner and Chairman of the Education Law Department, produced by the New Jersey School Board Association (NJSBA) on October 12, 2017, Wil answered questions about the First Amendment Rights of Students in the numerous situations encountered in schools daily – on social media, in school newspapers,  at school-sponsored sporting events, and more. Click the link below to listen to the podcast: