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July 2016
Q:      My district recently installed video cameras in all school buses for the upcoming school year. The videos record visual (but not audio) footage during regularly scheduled routes. How long do we have to keep the videos before we can record over the images? What if a parent requests a copy? Are we required to...
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Q:        At a recent meeting, a board member, who is an accountant, expressed the desire to teach an advanced accounting class at the high school. He would perform the work voluntarily, on a part-time basis and would not be paid by the district. The trustee even has teaching experience as an adjunct professor at a...
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Q:    We are struggling to fill one of our teaching vacancies and finally interviewed the perfect candidate. Problem is, she is the daughter of one of our board members! The trustee has decided to resign at the next board meeting. After the board member resigns, can we go ahead and hire the daughter? A:...
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Q:    An employee was voluntarily reassigned to a position with a lower daily rate. Payroll implemented the salary change one month late resulting in the employee being overpaid. Can payroll deduct the over-payment from the employee’s check next pay period?  A:    Yes, but payroll may only withhold the over-payment from the employee’s pay check with...
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