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New Law Requires Local Public Agencies in California To Notify Anyone Affected by a Security Breach

Cities, Counties, Special Districts and School Districts Must Now Notify Those Impacted by Security Breaches - Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed Assembly Bill 1149 (AB 1149) and Senate Bill 46 (SB 46) into law,...more

Massachusetts "Gift Ban" Law: Emergency Regulations Implement Partial Repeal

On September 19, 2012, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (“DPH”) amended the Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Manufacturer Code of Conduct regulations (the “Code of Conduct”). The amended regulations modify the...more

High-Tech Bullying - What Can Boards Do? Best Practices in Creating School Board Policies to Address Cyberbullying

There are many obvious educational benefits to students using and having access to technology. However, there is also a grave downside. These forms of technology make bullying other students easier than ever. In fact, more...more

STAR Test Results Delayed Due To Security Breach

The results of the California STAR test are expected to be delayed about two weeks after it was discovered that several school sites may have breached standardized testing protocol. Over 400 images related to the test were...more

School District’s Internet Filtering Software Violated First Amendment

In a recent decision, Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays, Inc. v. Camdenton School District, a federal district court in the Western District of Missouri held that a school district violated the First...more

Commission Releases Order Implementing Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act

The Commission has released the long-awaited Order1 adding statutory language from the Protecting Children in the 21st Century Act (“PCCA”)2 to the existing Commission rules implementing the Children’s Internet Protection Act...more

OCR Issues FAQ to Address Technology and Accessibility

On May 26, 2011, the Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) issued an online FAQ document discussing how OCR believes the “equal access” requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section...more

The Right Way to Mend the U.S. Immigration Law System

Our immigration system is badly broken. Although our borders have become far more secure in recent years, too many people seeking illegal entry get through. We have no way to track whether the millions who enter the United...more

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