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May 18, 2018, 8:00 AM
Before summer vacations begin, we likely will receive the highly anticipated decision of the United States Supreme Court in the Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (Janus).
May 11, 2018, 11:45 AM
Today, Governor Jerry Brown released the May Revision to the 2018-19 State Budget. Just like recent reports indicated the state’s revenues were above projections by several billion dollars, the May Revision reflects higher revenue estimates of $8 billion through 2018-19 compared to the January budget.
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.
Jan 10, 2018, 8:47 AM
In the past few weeks, Congress finalized the FY18 budget and proposed FY19 budget, including proposals that continue to pursue wide-ranging cuts in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).
Jan 10, 2018, 8:47 AM
Secretary Betsy DeVos has proposed a pilot program that awards school districts flexibility in the use of federal funds and relief from the rules that would otherwise prevent school districts from implementing a student-centered finding system.
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.