- September 27, 2021
- September 20, 2021
- June 25, 2021
- Vol. 2021, No. 1
DWK is pleased to continue its statewide Education, Labor and Employment Law Series. Ed Labs are interactive, practical and informal. The sessions are led by DWK Labor, Employment and Personnel attorneys who will discuss topics of particular interest to school district and county office human resources and labor relations professionals. Don’t miss out!
DWK is pleased to announce the expansion in its statewide education law practice with the opening of a new East Bay office, located in Berkeley.
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) published updated guidelines to facilitate the return to safe in-person instruction in California’s K-12 schools in the 2021-22 school year.
On July 9, 2021, the Governor’s signature codified into law Assembly Bill 130, the Education Omnibus Budget Trailer Bill. As has been the case with trailer bills in prior years, AB 130 makes multiple changes to the Charter Schools Act, effective immediately.
On October 8, 2021, Governor Newsom signed AB 438, a controversial bill designed to provide permanent classified employees with the same layoff rights provided to certificated employees. The new law, effective January 1, 2022, will apply to school districts (both merit and non-merit), county offices of education and community college districts.
The number of requests for public records under the California Public Records Act (CPRA) continues to increase. Many times these requests seek entire electronic databases with several years of data or records which involve sensitive topics. The proliferation of electronic records since the beginning of the pandemic has only raised more questions regarding CPRA requests and how to respond to them.
On October 8, 2021, Governor Newsom signed AB 438, a controversial bill designed to provide... MORE
Assembly Bill 130 requires local education agencies (LEA) to offer independent study to students... MORE
On July 9, 2021, the Governor’s signature codified into law Assembly Bill 130, the Education... MORE