"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."
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.
Virginia A. Riegel
Shared governance is a staple of everyday operations within the community college system. A reminder about the legal contours of shared governance can help districts assess whether their local processes are meeting their needs and verify compliance with state law.