Lauren Schnitzer: Excluding the Public From Board of Education Meetings

Lauren Schnitzer HI RES CROP6The Open Meetings Law (“OML”) provides the following two mechanisms for boards of education and other public bodies to conduct public business in private: convening into executive session and holding a meeting that is exempt from the requirements of the OML. This article discusses the proper procedures for excluding the public from board of education meetings and addresses those areas commonly misunderstood by boards of education and counsel alike.  (The Suffolk Lawyer, November 2014)

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