This is a reminder that districts are required to provide contract and temporary faculty written notice of their employment classification, the salary they will be paid, as well as the length of time for which the employee is being hired. This notice must be given during July of each year. If employees are hired after July 1, districts must provide them with written notice of their classification when they are hired and before they start work.
July Notice of Temporary Faculty Employment (CCD)
Published Date: Tuesday, May 30, 2017
Construction Contract Templates (K-12)
It has come to our attention that some school districts are using older versions of our template construction contracts (P.O. Attachment, Small Job 1, Small Job 2, and Large Job). We have made several revisions to these template contracts over the last few years based on changes in the law, so school districts are strongly encouraged to use our most up-to-date versions. Please contact us to obtain a copy of the most current version of these templates.
Published Date: Friday, May 26, 2017
Free Speech Rights on Community College Campuses (CCD)
Our office regularly receives questions regarding the free speech rights of community college students, employees, and third parties. Set forth below is a general overview of the legal issues pertaining to this topic.
Published Date: Thursday, May 18, 2017
Schools Serving Grades Seven Through Twelve Required to Adopt Suicide Prevention Policies (K-12)
Please refer to Legal Update 43-2016 dated December 14, 2016, and attached here for your reference.
Published Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017
2017-2018 Annual Notice to Parents (K-12)
Consistent with Education Code section 48980 and other state and federal laws which require districts to annually notify students, parents, and guardians of their legal rights and responsibilities, attached is a form Annual Notice to Parents appropriate for use for the 2017-2018 school year.
Published Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017