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Dec 15, 2016, 12:58 PM
Review our update regarding the December CTC meeting.
Nov 21, 2016, 7:15 AM
On November 8, the election everyone was waiting for finally took place. Amidst the excitement of the presidential election was an extraordinary California election that featured 17 ballot initiatives, 25 legislative races without an incumbent running and the first open US Senate seat in 24 years.
Nov 17, 2016, 3:47 PM
ACSA's federal advocates, Foresight Law + Policy, drafted a memo on what we might expect federal education policies and priorities will be heading into 2017.
Nov 17, 2016, 2:39 PM
ACSA is seeking feedback from our school leaders throughout the state by November 29, and would appreciate if you or other administrators in your area have feedback you’d like to share.
Nov 17, 2016, 2:39 PM
In light of the state’s new accountability system and the changes in federal law through the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), ACSA will be convening a year-long task force starting in January 2017.
Nov 17, 2016, 2:39 PM
The California Department of Education (CDE) is seeking feedback from all interested parties on the first draft sections of California’s ESSA Consolidated State Plan. This announcement kicks off ESSA Stakeholder Engagement Phase II and comments are welcomed through Dec. 2.
Nov 17, 2016, 12:00 PM
With less than two months before the Brown Administration is set to release its budget proposals for the 2017-18 fiscal year, the Legislative Analyst Office (LAO) released on November 16 its own assessment of the condition of the California economy and the state budget over the 2016-17 through 2020-21 period.
Nov 7, 2016, 2:29 PM
The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing took on a number of key education issues in its recent meeting Oct. 27-28. Following is a report from ACSA CTC Liaison Doug Gephart on key actions.
Nov 7, 2016, 2:20 PM
Despite ESSA authorizing $1.65 billion for the block grant, Congress is proposing to fund it far short of this goal. The Senate’s proposal allocates only $300 million while the House’s allocation would provide $1 billion, both far short of ESSA’s proposed authorization. If underfunded, school districts would either have to choose to fund some programs at a much lower rate or not offer specific programs at all.
Nov 2, 2016, 12:56 PM
This fact sheet provides information and resources so that any school can take proactive steps to protect children’s health.