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No matters other than those announced in open session shall be acted upon during the closed session. (Government Code 54957.7)

(cf. 9321 - Closed Session Purposes and Agendas)

The Los Angeles County Board of Education (County Board) shall reconvene in open session before adjourning and report closed session actions, the votes or abstentions thereon, and other disclosures required by Government Code 54957.1. These disclosures may be made at the location announced in the agenda for the closed session, as long as the public is allowed to be present at that location for the purpose of hearing them. (Government Code 54957.7)

Superintendent Matters

The County Board President shall report on actions regarding the County Superintendent of Schools' compensation. (Article IX, Section 3.1(B) of the California Constitution)

(cf. 2140 - Evaluation of the Superintendent)

Student Matters

No information shall be released in violation of student privacy rights provided in law. (Education Code 35146, 48918; 20 USC 1232)

(cf. 5117 - Interdistrict Transfer Appeals)

(cf. 5125 - Student Records)

(cf. 5125.3 - Challenging Student Records)

(cf. 5144 - Discipline)

(cf. 5144.3 - Student Expulsion Appeals)

Real Estate Negotiations

Approval of an agreement concluding real estate negotiations shall be reported after the agreement is final. If the County Board renders the agreement final, it shall report that approval, the votes or abstentions thereon, and the substance of the agreement in open session at the public meeting during which the closed session is held. If final approval rests with the other party, the County Superintendent or designee shall disclose the fact of that approval and the substance of the agreement upon inquiry by any person, as soon as the other party or its agent has informed Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) of its approval. (Government Code 54957.1)

(cf. 3320 - Claims and Actions Against the LACOE)

(cf. 3530 - Risk Management/Insurance)

Legal Reference:

EDUCATION CODE

35145 Public meetings

35146 Closed session (re student matters)

48918 Rules governing expulsion procedures; hearings and notice

49073-49079 Privacy of student records

60617 Meetings of governing board

GOVERNMENT CODE

54950-54963 The Ralph M. Brown Act, especially:

54957.1 Closed sessions; public report of action taken

54957.6 Closed sessions; representatives to employee organization(s)

54957.7 Disclosure of items to be discussed

UNITED STATES CODE, TITLE 20

1232g Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

CODE OF FEDERAL REGULATIONS, TITLE 34

99.1-99.8 Family Educational Rights and Privacy

COURT DECISIONS

Kleitman v. Superior Court of Santa Clara County 87 Cal Rptr. 2d (1999)

ATTORNEY GENERAL OPINIONS

80 Ops.Cal.Atty.Gen. 85 (1997)

Bylaw LOS ANGELES COUNTY OFFICE OF EDUCATION

adopted: August 23, 2011 Downey, California