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2023-2024 Ed Lab Law Series is Here!

DWK is pleased to formally announce the release of its much-awaited statewide Education, Labor, and Employment Law Series with newly scheduled dates. Register now!

It's Here! 2023 Edition - Legislation of Case Law Highlights

2023 Legal Developments of Interest for K-12 School Districts

40 Years of Negotiations for Public Schools

There has never been a book describing what labor negotiations in public schools are like. UNTIL NOW!

This book is an excellent resource for all board members and administrators who want to feel empowered when sitting around the negotiations table or advising and giving direction to those who do. Please forward this offer to all members of your team.



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2023 Legislative and Case Law Highlights – K-12 School Districts

2023 Legislative and Case Law Highlights – K-12 School Districts

Countdown to the Bond Part 2 – January 2024

Are You Considering a March or November 2024 Bond Election? Now is the Time to Begin Preparing Your Ballot Measure! Countdown to the Bond is a multi-part series of legal...

Adjusted Bid Thresholds for Contracts Effective January 1, 2024

Effective January 1, 2024, the bid threshold for contracts awarded by school districts competitively bid pursuant to Public Contract Code (PCC) section 20111(a) increased from $109,300 to $114,500 (link available here)....


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