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Application of the Healthy Schools Act to Child Care Facilities: What Agencies Need to Know

Posted in Schools
The Healthy Schools Act is found in Education Code Sections 17608 – 17614 (the “Act”). Adopted in 2000, its purpose is to provide for the least toxic pest control management around “schoolsites.”  However, although found in the Education Code, the definition of “schoolsites” is very broad and applies to a range of public child care… Continue Reading

Governor Signs New Law Affecting School District “Lease-Leaseback” Programs

Posted in Legislative Updates, Schools
On September 23, 2016 Governor Brown signed AB2316 which makes significant changes to the Lease-Leaseback construction program that school districts  have been successfully using for years. The bill arises primarily out of recent litigation in Fresno stemming from allegations of corruption and partiality. These new changes, set to take effect on January 1, 2017, among… Continue Reading