Sunshine laws establish a standard of transparency between school boards and the public constituents they serve.
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It's vital to be abreast of school board meeting minutes legal requirements to maintain accurate records for the district and transparency with the public.
While posting meeting minutes exceeds the letter of the law, it satisfies the spirit of the Brown Act and shows a commitment to transparency.
Open Meeting laws, or Sunshine Laws, mean that the business of the board is to be conducted “in the sunshine,” or in the open, and the public may attend.
Paperless meetings supported by board software with accessibility features keeps materials at once more widely available and more secure.