The Marin County Office of Education receives periodic legal updates from the School & College Legal Services of California and is posting these updates on their website.
On October 2, 2019, the Governor approved Assembly Bill ("AB") 1319, which, when effective January 1, 2020, provides migratory students with the right to attend their school of origin in a similar manner to the rights provided to foster students and homeless students.
On October 2, 2019, the Governor approved Assembly Bill ("AB") 1172, which created significant new requirements associated with Non-Public Schools ("NPSs") and Non-Public Agencies ("NPAs") that provide services for special education students in accordance with a master contract developed with a Local Educational Agency ("LEA"). Below, the new requirements for NPSs/NPAs will be described and then the new requirements for LEAs will be described.
New Requirements for NPSs/NPAs Training: Commencing with the 2020–2021 school year, the NPS or NPA will have to document the training of staff who will have contact or interaction with pupils during the school day in the use of evidence-based practices and interventions specific to the unique behavioral needs of the NPS’/NPA’s pupil population.
Late School Time Requirements Not Waivable and Information for LEAs affected by Wildfires and Power Outages
The Ball/Frost Group has provided the following information on Late School Time Requirements Not Waivable and Information for LEAs affected by Wildfires and Power Outages.
Click here to view the letter from the California Department of Education on the Timeline for Reporting Local Indicators in the California School Dashboard when Affected by Natural Disasters or Power Outages.