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Jan 10, 2018, 8:44 AM
Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday released his budget proposal for fiscal year 2018-2019, which includes money earmarked for full LCFF implementation and the statewide System of Support. ACSA's Executive Director Dr. Wesley Smith responds to the governor's proposed state budget.
Jan 8, 2018, 1:25 PM
The Association of California School Administrators, representing more than 17,000 California education leaders, announces today its endorsement of Marshall Tuck in the 2018 statewide election for the position of Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Sep 19, 2017, 8:16 AM
California and 30 other states submitted their Every Student Succeeds Act plans to the U.S. Department of Education by a Sept. 18 deadline. At the same time, there continue to be many moving parts to the state’s overall system of school measures and support.
Jul 21, 2017, 8:20 AM
The State Board of Education deliberated for more than eight hours July 12 on the various components of the new accountability system and the emerging system of support. Finessing the California School Dashboard and reconciling it with the draft Every Student Succeeds Act State Plan is proving to be…
Jul 14, 2017, 8:20 AM
As EdCal reported earlier this month, Gov. Brown signed legislation that requires public agency employers to give union representatives access to new employees during orientation sessions. This has already gone into effect, as part of Assembly Bill 119, a budget trailer bill. ACSA’s legal partners…
Jul 12, 2017, 8:20 AM
ACSA representatives testified today to the State Board of Education regarding accountability, LCFF and ESSA. Other ACSA advocates attended the state education committee hearing to offer ACSA's voice. Two bills followed closely by ACSA advocates were addressed today including #AB1220 and #AB1321.…
Jun 2, 2017, 8:20 AM
AB 1220 will extend the probationary period with an optional third year for new teachers beyond the current two-year (15-18 months) deadline. By adding an additional year as part of this proposed legislation, teachers will be provided professional development to ensure they have all the tools…
May 11, 2017, 11:20 AM
Today, Governor Jerry Brown released the May Revision to the 2017-18 State Budget. Despite recent reports indicating the state’s revenues were trailing projections, the May Revision reflects higher revenue estimates of $2.5 billion.
May 9, 2017, 9:25 AM
A team of ACSA members traveled to Washington, D.C. last week to meet with policy makers on education issues important to education leaders. Among the issues on the agenda were the federal budget for education, funding for the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, career technical education,…