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The District of Columbia has a special program to lease surplus buildings to Charter Schools. Read Roberta Colton's article to find out the details. and best practices....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
The Connecticut Supreme Court recently reversed, in a unanimous published opinion, a trial court's entry of summary judgment in favor of 27 defendants involved in the allegedly defective design and construction of the...more
A new and growing trend in the field of property tax assessment continued this summer, as school districts in the eastern part of the state filed what could be a record number of appeals of selected property owners’ tax...more
As local governments continue to search for additional sources of revenue in times of fiscal uncertainty, a little known but long-standing mechanism is getting renewed attention. The concept of payments in lieu of taxes,...more
More than 260,000 U.S. Students Studied Abroad in 2008/2009 Academic Year
• Although down by .8% cf’d to 2007/2008, more than half of campuses responding (55%) reported increases in 2009/2010 cf’d to 2008/2009...more
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