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Legislature Addresses Affordable Workforce Housing on School District and County Office of Education Property

On September 28, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill (AB) 2295, which allows a school district or county office of education (local educational agency or LEA) that meets certain criteria to utilize its surplus property to provide affordable housing to its employees....

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Episode 57 State Board of Education Considers First Charter School Petition Appeals Post AB-1505

As discussed in Episode 56, there were three pending charter school petition appeals to the State Board of Education (SBE) following denial by the respective LEAs. These were the first three charter p...


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Episode 56 Hot Topics Regarding Charter Schools Coming Out of the Pandemic

Episode 55 Special Education - Private Schools and Alternatives to Public School Placements

Episode 54 Best Practices in Managing Disruptions at School Board Meetings

E53 Elections and the California Voting Rights Act - How and Why it Works, and "Post-Transition" Best Practices