Assembly Bill 417 – Authorizes Pupil Board Members To Receive Compensation And School Credit For Their Service On A County Board Of Education

CATEGORY: Public Education Matters
CLIENT TYPE: Public Education
DATE: Dec 06, 2023

Existing law provides the process for adding pupils to the governing board of a county board of education. It also provides a process for pupils to petition for a pupil on the governing board. Existing law provides that pupils may receive class credit for serving on the board.

AB 417 amends existing law clarifying that a pupil enrolled in a high school under the jurisdiction of the county board of education, and who may be less than 18 years of age may be appointed to serve on the governing board.  The bill further amends existing law to allow a pupil to receive compensation for attending meetings of the governing board of the county board of education.

(AB 417 amends Section 1000 of the Education Code.)

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