The Illinois Attorney General and ISBE Release Non-Discriminatory Student Discipline Guidance | Franczek P.C.

Jennifer E. Engen

[co-author: Hannah May]* The Office of the Illinois Attorney General and the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) recently issued new non-regulatory guidance to assist public K-12 school districts with applying student discipline policies in a non-discriminatory manner, in accordance with State and federal law. As a reminder, federal anti-discrimination […]

Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) Definition

Jennifer E. Engen

What Is Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)? Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) is a federal income benefits program that provides financial assistance to Americans with disabilities. In general, according to the Social Security Administration (SSA), benefits are paid to those who are not able to work for a year or […]