1. February 2, 2017

    School District Day Care Center and Preschool Staff May Have to Abide by New Vaccination Requirements

    BY: Michael Cullen, Todd Goluba, Elizabeth Rho-Ng

    Senate Bill 792 (“SB 792”), which went into effect on September 1, 2016, requires employees and volunteers of day care centers (including preschools) licensed by the California Department of Social Services (“CDSS”) to be vaccinated for influenza, pertussis, and measles. The author of SB 792, Senator Mendoza, captured the legislative intent of the bill in […] more

  2. June 5, 2013

    Attorney’s Fees and IEEs: A School District May Still Have to Pay Parents’ Attorney’s Fees Despite Voluntarily Withdrawing Its Own Due Process Complaint to Defend Its Assessment

    BY: Elizabeth Rho-Ng, Kristin Myers

    On May 6, 2013, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California denied a district’s motion to dismiss an attorney’s fees action in J.B. v. San Jose Unified School District, 2013 WL 1891398, No. C-12-06358 SI (N.D. Cal. May 6, 2013). This ruling is particularly relevant to all school districts which are […] more

  3. October 23, 2012

    Education Attorney Joins AALRR’s Pleasanton Office

    BY: Elizabeth Rho-Ng

    PLEASANTON, Calif. —Atkinson, Andelson, Loya, Ruud & Romo (AALRR) is pleased to welcome partner Elizabeth J. Rho-Ng to its Pleasanton office, where she will work in the firm’s Education Practice. Rho-Ng represents public school districts on legal compliance issues related to students, including students with disabilities. She also brings extensive experience on topics ranging from […] more