Jan 10, 2018, 8:47 AM
To meet the January 10 constitutional deadline, today Governor Jerry Brown released his January Budget Proposal for the 2018-19 fiscal year, effectively ending speculations of the Administration’s revenue projections and priorities for the governor’s last year in office.
Dec 11, 2017, 9:00 AM
Last week state education officials launched the fall 2017 California School Dashboard, a Web site that provides valuable information on multiple measures regarding student and school performance in an easy-to-understand report card format.
Nov 8, 2017, 9:15 AM
The first year of the 2017-18 legislative session has concluded and the Government Relations team was hard at work representing your interests in Sacramento.
Oct 14, 2017, 2:44 PM
ACSA's Board of Directors approved the Charter School Task Force Principles on October 13, 2017.
Aug 17, 2017, 3:15 PM
Both CalSTRS and CalPERS had strong investment returns for the 2016-17 fiscal year. CalSTRS closed the year with a return of 13.4%, while CalPERS earned a return of 11.2%. Unfortunately, the strong returns will have no immediate impact on school employer pension contribution rates.
Aug 16, 2017, 3:15 PM
On August 11, the CDE released a document in tracked changes format that shows the revisions made to the May 2017 draft of the ESSA State Plan that shows exactly how the State Plan has changed based on stakeholder input and direction from the SBE.
Aug 16, 2017, 3:15 PM
The Governor recently signed ACSA supported AB 170 (O’Donnell) to allow universities to design education majors for prospective teachers. AB 170 will become law on January 1, 2018.
Aug 16, 2017, 3:10 PM
With the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, SPI, election on the horizon (June 2018), ACSA staff and executive committee members have started moving forward with the endorsement planning process.
Aug 16, 2017, 3:00 PM
ACSA’s Accountability and Continuous Improvement Task Force, chaired by Ralph Porras, met on August 2 in Sacramento to continue discussions with the State Board of Education, California Department of Education and California Collaborative for Educational Excellence staff on various topics.
Aug 16, 2017, 10:47 AM
ACSA has been working with CSBA, CASH, Small School Districts Association and CA School Nutritionists Association, to educate Cal EPA about the impact of their recycling regulations on school districts.