Advocacy

California’s new accountability and continuous improvement system is grounded on the key principles of equity, transparency and continuous…

State Budget

Today Governor Jerry Brown released his January Budget Proposal for the 2017-18 fiscal year. As a major education stakeholder,…

ACSA Leadership

The ACSA PAC is proud to announce that a series of videos featuring the new PAC spokesperson, Shannon Lujan, will be launching in late January 2017.…

News Broadcasts

ACSA leaders and superintendents from across the state met with California legislators at the State Capitol to discuss LCFF funding and analyze…

News

Avoiding the pitfalls of March 15 notices

In uncertain budget years, March 15 layoff notices loom large. Despite state budget uncertainty, districts will need to meet the current law regarding informing personnel of pending layoff, demotion or reassignment. The following information, brought…


February offers equity leaders learning for all

Black History Month brings about many thoughts and feelings each year in February. It reminds us of the importance of acknowledging the great accomplishments of African Americans within the history of the United States. Black History Month began as…


Diversity includes LGBT students and staff

As more students and staff are asserting their identity as LGBT, schools and districts need to engage in practices to ensure that their opportunities for success are met. It’s incumbent upon school leaders to ensure that we live up to our mission and…


ROP giving Walnut Valley teens firsthand career experience

Walnut Valley USD knows that experience can be the best teacher. In this regard, the district’s regional occupation program career and technical education courses strive to prepare students for success in college and careers.


New ACSA spokesperson begins work with video series emphasizing PAC’s importance

The ACSA PAC is proud to announce that a series of videos featuring the new PAC spokesperson, Shannon Lujan, will be launching in late January 2017. In the first of several videos, members will meet Lujan and hear from her about why ACSA PAC is…


Accountability transitioning to a new system

California’s new accountability and continuous improvement system is grounded on the key principles of equity, transparency and continuous improvement, and is based on multiple measures to inform a more robust understanding on what constitutes a…


CalPERS lowers its rate of return

The CalPERS board unanimously voted to lower its assumed rate of return on its investments from 7.5 percent to 7.0 percent. The assumed rate of return has a direct impact on school employer contribution rates. For school districts, the reduction will…


ACSA News Live: 2017-2018 State Budget Proposal Release

Today Governor Jerry Brown released his January Budget Proposal for the 2017-18 fiscal year. As a major education stakeholder, ACSA will be actively engaged in the budget discussions with the administration to ensure our best interests are upheld.…


ACSA members take part in roundtable discussion with legislators

More than a dozen ACSA members led in roundtable discussion held recently with legislators and other groups. Among the attendees were Assemblymen Kevin McCarty and Tony Thurmond.


ACSA News Broadcast, Dec. 7, 2016

ACSA leaders and superintendents from across the state met with California legislators at the State Capitol to discuss LCFF funding and analyze successful methods and challenges in their educational communities.


ACSA News Broadcast, Nov. 11, 2016
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