The California Supreme Court, by a vote of 4-3, declined to hear an appeal of a ruling in Vergara v. California. The result of the Supreme Court’s decision is that existing teacher tenure and layoff rules remain intact, continuing policies that make it more difficult to ensure that each student has the best possible teacher.
ACSA Every Student Succeeding scholarship winner Maria Mendez is a single teenage mother from Monterey who arrived in the United States not knowing any English. Watch the moving story of a young woman who found her inner strength and became the first member in her family to attend college.
ACSA continues to strategically strive to be the bold and authoritative advocate for students and education leaders. Most recently, Asian American leaders of diverse ancestry came together to engage in rich conversation that fostered empowerment, fellowship and collaboration.
There is Alex Mattison, the football player. And then there is Alex Mattison, the man. On the field, Alex is unstoppable. He rushed for 2,057 yards and 22 touchdowns his senior season at San Bernardino High. Off the field, Region 12’s Every Student Succeeding recipient is a young man who enjoys helping underprivileged students succeed in life.
Cyberbullying and misconduct can be an extremely thorny area for administrators, and one that if left unaddressed can have even bigger negative ramifications. ACSA hopes to provide a few solutions with its new one-day workshop, Bullying and Cyberspace Misconduct: A Practitioners Guide.