1. October 10, 2011

    Unexpected Veto of Student Fee Legislation (AB 165) Should Not Result in Reduced Vigilance

    BY: Mark Bresee

    On Saturday, October 8, 2011 Governor Brown vetoed AB 165, the student fee legislation that would have codified existing student fee restrictions and authorizations, added student fee monitoring to the existing Williams settlement accountability and oversight processes, and resolved the ACLU’s class action lawsuit against the state.  The veto was a surprise to most who […] more

  2. October 3, 2011

    Student Fee Legislation (AB 165) Highlights the Need for Districts to Examine Practices Now

    BY: Mark Bresee

    The implementation of the settlement of the ACLU’s student fee lawsuit has taken many unusual turns. The previous settlement is no longer in place, but the litigation has been put on hold pending the legislative process. AB 165, the legislation initially designed to implement the settlement, and which will still be the foundation for a […] more