How Specific Must A Local Legislative Body’s Agenda Be In Order To Comply With The Ralph M. Brown Act?

On October 25, 2016, the California Court of Appeal decided San Diegans for Open Government v. City of Oceanside. At issue was whether the City of Oceanside (“City”) had complied with the Ralph M. Brown Act’s requirements regarding the…

New Law Imposes Additional Requirements On School Districts That Engage In Financings

Under current law, school districts issuing general obligation bonds, certificates of participation (“COPs”), or other forms of debt must submit timely reports to the California Debt and Investment Advisory Commission (“CDlAC”) of the…

New Law Revises Lease-Leaseback Procedures For School Districts

September 30, 2016 Assembly Bill 2316 Assembly Bill 2316 (“AB 2316”) has now been signed into law by the Governor in an effort to address uncertainty in the area of lease-leaseback construction projects.  Previously, the Court of Appeal…

Attorney Meghan Covert Russell to present at 'Yes on Prop 51' Event

On Tuesday, October 4th, 2016, Parker & Covert LLP attorney Meghan Covert Russell will be presenting a roundtable discussion on hot topics surrounding athletic facilities, including health and safety issues. The informational event,…

Friends of the College v. San Mateo Community College District: A Major CEQA Victory for Districts

  September 19, 2016 The California Supreme Court handed down its latest California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) decision, Friends of the College v. San Mateo Community College District, on September 19, 2016. The decision is…
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School Districts' Enforceable Duty to Protect Students Against Bullying

Click here to access Parker & Covert LLP's legal guidance on the duty of school districts to protect students against bullying following the case of Hector F. v. El Centro Elementary School District, et al.