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Appellate Court Reaffirms - School Districts Are Not Obligated to Place Charter Schools Exactly Where They Desire to Locate to Satisfy Proposition 39
In Westchester Secondary Charter School v. Los Angeles Unified School District, et. al. (June 19, 2015, B261234) --- Cal.App.4th ---, the California Court of Appeal found in favor of the Los Angeles Unified School District ("District") and reaffirmed that school districts are only required to make reasonable efforts to place charter schools near to where they desire to locate in order to satisfy the Proposition 39 obligation.
Governor Signs SB 277, Eliminates Personal Belief Exemption from Immunization Requirement
SB 277 was signed into law by Governor Brown on June 30, 2015, and will take effect on January 1, 2016. SB 277 eliminates the personal belief exemption from the immunization requirement, but preserves the medical exemption.
Church-State Relations: School District's Elementary Student Yoga Program Does Not Violate The California Constitution
In 2011, the Encinitas Union School District ("District") implemented a yoga program funded by a grant from a private foundation. A local school family challenged the program as an unconstitutional establishment of religion. (Sedlock et al. v. Baird et al. (Cal. Ct. App.
Online Student Privacy Updates: COPPA Receives Clarification From The Federal Trade Commission And New Laws From The California Legislature
Children Online Privacy Protection Act
The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act or COPPA was enacted by Congress in 1998 to prohibit unfair and deceptive acts or practices in connection with the collection, use, or disclosure of personally identifiable information from and about children on the Internet. COPPA is intended to place parents in control of the information that is collected from their children online.
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