Legal Updates

Legal Update Memo No. 69-2020 REVISED – Public Health Issues Out of State Travel Advisory and FFCRA Implications (K-12)

On November 13, 2020, the California Department of Public Health (“CDPH”) issued a travel advisory recommending the following restrictions for those who engaged in non-essential travel, defined as travel that is considered tourism or recreational in nature:

Legal Update Memo No. 34-2020(CC) REVISED – Public Health Issues Out of State Travel Advisory and FFCRA Implications (CCD)

On November 13, 2020, the California Department of Public Health (“CDPH”) issued a travel advisory recommending the following restrictions for those who engaged in non-essential travel, defined as travel that is considered tourism or recreational in nature:

Legal Update Memo No. 70-2020 – LEA of Residence Has a Duty to Assess and Provide an Offer of FAPE (K-12)

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an unpublished decision on October 26, 2020, confirming the duty of a Local Educational Agency (“LEA”) of residence, under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (“IDEA”), to assess and provide a formal written offer of placement for a special education student even if the student is not enrolled in the LEA.

Legal Update Memo No. 68-2020 – Annual Development Fee Accounting (K-12)

Reminder: Development Fee Accounting requirements must be met within 180 days after the last day of each fiscal year. This year, 180 days after the last day of the fiscal year falls on Sunday, December 27, 2020. As a result, we recommend that Development Fee Accounting disclosure requirements be completed prior to any December holiday office closures. The following information and documents are provided to assist school districts maintain statutory compliance.

Legal Update Memo No. 57-2020 ADDENDUM – Employer Notice Obligations Related to COVID-19 Exposure and Outbreaks (AB 685) (K-12)

This legal update is an Addendum to Memo No. 57-2020 issued on September 29, 2020.

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