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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, 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.
Oct 19, 2016, 2:00 AM
Seeking litigation to protect the interests and integrity of public education has become a necessary interest of ACSA and its members. As a result of this, as well as increased requests from members and local education agencies, ACSA created the Education Legal Support Fund (ELSF) in 2006. Contribute today!
Oct 18, 2016, 11:13 PM
Donating to ACSA PAC is a great way to support the work that ACSA is doing across the state. Help stand up for children and donate to ACSA's PAC today!
Oct 18, 2016, 10:37 AM
In the 2015-2016 regular session of the California State legislature, nearly 5,000 pieces of legislation were introduced, with ACSA’s Governmental Relations team tracking 1,200 legislative measures. More than half of those bills were passed to the governor for his signature or veto. This report will provide highlights of a number of high priority education policy issues that rose to the forefront in 2016, in addition to bills that ACSA was able to influence in order to achieve amendments to improve them.
Sep 21, 2016, 3:24 PM
ACSA has made it easy for our leaders to get involved with education policy issues in California. Take a look at these upcoming ballot measures and find what you can do to have an impact.
Sep 21, 2016, 3:24 PM
ACSA has made it easy for our leaders to get involved with education policy issues in California. Take a look at these upcoming ballot measures and find what you can do to have an impact.