KMTG continues our series of updates on new legislation signed by Governor Brown. All laws became effective January 1, 2014, unless otherwise stated.
School Facilities: Sale of Surplus Real Property; Return of State...more
KMTG continues our series of updates on new legislation signed by Governor Brown. All laws became effective January 1, 2014, unless otherwise stated....more
A mother sued a school counselor and a school district after the counselor gave a copy of a suspected child abuse report (“SCAR”) which indicated the mother abused their children, to the noncustodial father. A trial court...more
Last week the California Department of Education ("CDE") issued a news release announcing the results of the California High School Exit Exam ("CAHSEE") and the Standardized Testing and Reporting ("STAR")....more
KMTG will be issuing a series of updates on new legislation signed by Governor Brown. All laws are effective January 1, 2014, unless otherwise stated....more
The owner of an apartment complex challenged a school district’s imposition of school impact fees that were based on the entire square footage of the owner’s new, larger apartment complex built after the demolition of an...more
A law requiring school districts to offer surplus property to charter schools, which was set to expire at the end of June, has been extended until July 1, 2016....more
A superior court ordered a newspaper publisher to pay the attorney fees of a school district because it determined the publisher’s Public Records Act petition was frivolous. The court of appeal held that the publisher’s...more
A superior court required a county to include in its calculation of a school district’s property tax allocation base the property tax revenue that the school district actually received from local Educational Revenue...more
A charter schools association brought a lawsuit against a school district and alleged the district violated Proposition 39 by using norming ratios to assign classroom space to charter schools. The court of appeal held that...more
SB 1404 expands the scope of direct costs that school districts can recover for allowing Civic Center use of its facilities. The new legislation, which went into effect January 1, 2013, amends Education Code section 38134,...more
The court of appeal in Borikas v. Alameda Unified School District (--- Cal.Rptr.3d ----, Cal.App. 1 Dist., December 6, 2012; re-hearing granted January 7, 2013) held that the school district did not have the authority to...more
KMTG is continuing our series reviewing new legislation. Unless noted otherwise, the new laws take effect January 1, 2013.
Senate Bill 1404 amends Education Code section 38134, known as the Civic Center Act, which...more