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Actions for recovery of damages or injunctive relief; judgment   

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(a) Where any school or student, or that student's parent or guardian, is injured by a violation of this article, the school, the student, or his or her parent or guardian, may bring an action for recovery of damages or for injunctive relief, or both. Proceedings for injunctive relief shall be governed by Chapter 3 (commencing with Section 525) of Title 7 of Part 2 of the Code of Civil Procedure, except that no undertaking shall be required.

(b) Judgment shall be entered for actual damages. An award, if the trial court deems it proper, may be entered for punitive damages. The plaintiff shall also be entitled to reasonable attorney's fees and costs.

(c) The remedies or penalties provided by this article are not exclusive to each other nor to any other remedies or penalties provided under any other law, and shall not be construed as a limitation on any other applicable remedy or penalty.

(Added by Stats. 1995, Ch. 772, Sec. 2.)