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  • Builders lose challenge over developer fees

    (Calif.) A Sacramento County superior court judge has rejected arguments from the California Building Industry Association that state officials had improperly given schools the authority to raise developer fees.

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  • Face-off over developer fees for schools heads to court

    (Calif.) Litigants fencing over new authority given to school districts to raise developer fees to cover classroom construction costs face an important hearing next week in Sacramento Superior Court.

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  • Schools to prepare for the worst as cyberattacks increase

    (S.C.) Panic set in after a third school called its district office to report that staff couldn’t access  email, online digital content, assessment tools or network and cloud-based storage. The decision was made to shut down the district’s 600 servers in an attempt to stop the spread of malware spreading through 52 schools, but it was too late.

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  • Contaminated drinking water threatens California schools

    A report released last month that identified more than 1,000 California schools impacted by unsafe drinking water provides evidence, lawmakers say, that the state must intervene and provide resources to help make sure students have access to clean, safe drinking water.

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  • Energy board to broaden Prop. 39 eligibility rules

    (Calif.) As a deadline nears for schools to request funds for energy-efficiency projects, the state agency responsible for administering the grant program is considering a rule change to extend eligibility to districts that have found themselves shut out of the process.

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