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California: Palo Alto board of education accused of violating open meeting law with confidential memos

The Palo Alto Weekly is asking the Palo Alto schools superintendent to stop sending secret weekly memos to school trustees. The newspaper claims that the memos exclude the public from the deliberative process thus violating California’s open meeting law, the Brown Act.

The newspaper cited the state attorney general’s handbook on the Brown Act that warns against using confidential memos. -db

From Palo Alto Weekly, May 15, 2012, by Palo Alto Weekly staff.

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