Legal Alerts

Our team of charter law attorneys monitor the Legislature, court decisions, and administrative agencies (e.g. CDE, Board of Education, State Controller’s Office, PERB, etc.) and issue frequent Legal Alerts on matters of legal importance to our clients. This page is updated frequently, so please visit us often.

Los Angeles County Board Of Supervisors’ Notification To Los Angeles County Charter Schools Regarding Deadline For Conflict Of Interest Code Adoption And Submittal

Following the recent opinion by the Fair Political Practices Commission (A-19-239), the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is notifying Los Angeles County charter schools of their obligation to adopt a conflict of interest code in compliance with the Political Reform Act of 1974 (Govt. Code § 81000, et. seq.) and requiring that…

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Critical 2020-2021 Student Services Homework Assignment!

Maintaining an up to date legally compliant and comprehensive Student & Family Handbook is a critical tool to minimize liability and unnecessary disruption but moreover to ensure parents and students are connected to your School and up to date on all School policies, rules, and applicable…

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Managing Impacts of New Employment Laws for Charter Schools in 2020

Effective January 1, 2020, AB 5 sets forth a strict statutory presumption which mandates charter schools to classify service providers, vendors, and/or contractors as employees unless a three-part test can be passed. Misclassification of employees as independent contractors can result in serious negative consequences, including wage…

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