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October 11, 2021

Governor Newsom Signs AB 438 – Elaborate and Flawed Layoff Process for Classified Employees

Legal Developments

September 27, 2021

Must School Districts Verify Contractor and Vendor Vaccination Status?

Legal Developments

September 20, 2021

Electronic Board Meeting Authority Extended, with New Requirements


August 05, 2021

Analysis of AB 130 and Providing Independent Study via Contracted Services


July 19, 2021

Education Budget Trailer Bill (AB No. 130) Grants Extension to Charters, and Extends the Moratorium on New Non-Classroom Based Charter Schools


July 16, 2021

CDPH Releases Updated Guidelines for K-12 School Reopening

Legal Developments

June 25, 2021 Vol. 2021, No. 1

Supreme Court Rules on Schools’ Ability to Discipline for Off-Campus Speech


June 03, 2021

Brown Act Modifications to Continue Beyond June 15, 2021


March 24, 2021

Update: California Supreme Court to Review Whether Financing Is Required to Validate Lease-Leaseback Contracts


January 29, 2021

Webinar Recording: What Now? What District HR and Labor Relations Teams Need to Do in 2021 in Response to the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic


January 27, 2021

DWK Brown Act Survival Training Information


January 13, 2021

Webinar Recording: What Are My Chances? Fighting Off COVID-19 Litigation


January 05, 2021

Webinar Recording: Assessing Educational Needs – During and As a Result of COVID-19


December 23, 2020

Increased Contract Bid Threshold Effective Friday, January 1, 2021

Legal Developments

December 03, 2020 Vol. 2020, No. 10

Update: Financing Essential for Lease-Leaseback Contracts to be Eligible for Validation, Otherwise Disgorgement May be Available After Project Completion

Legal Developments

November 18, 2020 Vol. 2020, No. 9

Court Upholds Developer Fees on Residential Project that Developer Argued Would Not Generate Students


November 10, 2020

2020 Legislative and Case Law Highlights – K-12 School Districts


November 07, 2020

U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Guidance


October 24, 2020

New Law Authorizes Issuance of Retroactive Diplomas to Seniors Prevented from Graduation on Time by the Covid-19 Crisis

Legal Developments

October 21, 2020 Vol. 2020, No. 8

New Exhaustion IDEA Case Ruling

Press Releases

October 12, 2020

DWK Strengthens Statewide Education Law Practice, Announces New East Bay Office Location


October 09, 2020

CDE Issues Optional Template for Tracking Student Participation and Engagement

Legal Developments

September 30, 2020 Vol. 2020, No. 7

Federal Appellate Court Rejects Challenge to Curriculum Standards


September 16, 2020

Webinar Recording: Staying Legal During Election Season

Legal Developments

September 15, 2020 Vol. 2020, No. 6

Restraining Order Upheld for Threatening Comments at Public Meetings

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