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Student Conduct And Behavior
Carl D. Corbin
In our October 24, 2012, Legal Update No. 31-2012, we provided information regarding various legislative changes to student discipline law that became effective on January 1, 2013. The purpose of this Legal Update is to further emphasize to our clients the important changes Assembly Bill (“AB”) 1729 made to Education Code section 48900.5.
On July 1, 2012, Districts will be required to implement the anti-bullying provisions of AB-9 and AB-1156. The bills amend sections of the Education Code to address the issue of bullying in public schools. The significant changes are: