GENERAL LEGAL PRINCIPLES; CONTRACT ENFORCEMENT/ INTERPRETATION – General Principles of Contract Interpretation
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1404.03000 – General Principles of Contract Interpretation
Where contract provisions are clear and ambiguous, discussion of past practice and bargaining history is unnecessary; p. 5, note 5. The Board finds that Education code does not preempt the provisions of the parties' agreement because there is no conflict between the Ed. code's grant of discretion and the contractual provisions which set forth the procedure through which the District may exercise that discretion; p. 6.