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County Puts 2 More Charter School Approvals By AADUSD On Hold

County Puts 2 More Charter School Approvals By AADUSD On Hold

Los Angeles County education officials put two more charter school approvals from the Acton Agua Dulce Unified School District on hold recently, in light of continued concerns about the district’s finances. A letter sent June 12 to school board President Mark Distaso was the second in a month, which sought to hold off on additional charter school petition approvals until the district’s budget and planned approvals can be reviewed by a Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team. “As with our stay of five board actions taken on May 22, 2014, and communicated to you in a letter dated May 30, 2014, (attached), we believe there is a high probability that these Board actions may be inconsistent with the fiscal recovery of the district,” the letter states.

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4 Santa Clarita Valley School Districts Sent Letters On Voting Rights Act

4 Santa Clarita Valley School Districts Sent Letters On Voting Rights Act

Four Santa Clarita Valley school districts, Newhall, Saugus Union, Castaic Union and Hart, were sent letters warning of California Voting Rights Act violation by a law firm Saturday. The letter was sent by the law firm Shenkman & Hughes, which represented two plaintiffs in three other similar Santa Clarita Valley lawsuits. The letters come days after the Santa Clarita Community College District disclosed the costliest Santa Clarita Valley settlement terms yet in three lawsuits over similar allegations.

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COC Board Agrees To Settlement In Voting Rights Act Lawsuit

COC Board Agrees To Settlement In Voting Rights Act Lawsuit

College of the Canyons governing board agreed Wednesday to terms for the settlement of a California Voting Rights Act lawsuit, according to a report out of closed session.  Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The terms of the deal were filed Tuesday confidentially at Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Los Angeles, according to a ...

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COC To Settle Voting Rights Act Suit, Palmdale To Keep Fighting

COC To Settle Voting Rights Act Suit, Palmdale To Keep Fighting

College of the Canyons officials and plaintiffs in a California Voting Rights Act lawsuit reached confidential settlement terms early Tuesday morning, according to an official. Palmdale officials recently decided to attempt to take their CVRA lawsuit fight to the state’s Supreme Court, sfter a recent appellate court loss and an award for more than $3.5 million for the plaintiffs’ attorneys. The settlement by COC officials avoided a trial by the narrowest of margins, after an 11th hour meeting by the board authorized legal counsel to seek a settlement the day before trial was to begin last week.

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Trial For COC’s Governing Board In Voting Rights Act Lawsuit To Begin Wednesday

Trial For COC's Governing Board In Voting Rights Act Lawsuit To Begin Wednesday

A trial is set to begin Wednesday over a lawsuit alleging the Santa Clarita Community College District is in violation of the California Voting Rights Act with its at-large elections. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The SCCCD, which is the governing board for College of the Canyons’s two Santa Clarita ...

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