While posting meeting minutes exceeds the letter of the law, it satisfies the spirit of the Brown Act and shows a commitment to transparency.
All Laws and Compliance for Public Education Content
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.
Public boards implementing these six best practices can remain in compliance with the Freedom of Information Act and the Public Meetings Act.
The Brown Act asks a lot of California school boards, and technology can help them comply. A good board portal provides support in six notable ways.