Commentary: ‘The root cause of teacher strikes is found not in Oakland or Los Angeles, but in Sacramento’

“2019 is becoming the Year of the Teacher Strike, a phenomenon four decades in the making,” CSBA CEO and Executive Director Vernon M. Billy writes in a new opinion piece in The Sacramento Bee, pointing out recent strikes in Los Angeles, Oakland, Sacramento, and the […]

CSBA plays key role in development of air quality guidance tool for districts

Last year, one of California’s most destructive wildfire seasons on record resulted in school officials hundreds of miles from the disasters making difficult decisions amid toxic smoke and unhealthy air, oftentimes without formal guidance or existing policies. Concerned parents and community members questioned whether schools […]

Legislative Update: Policy committee hearings resuming this month

Click here for all 2019 bills with CSBA positions. CSBA co-sponsored bills: Assembly Bill 39 (Muratsuchi, D-Torrance), which would state legislative intent to increase the Local Control Funding Formula base grant targets equivalent to the national average in per-pupil funding (intent language mirroring this bill […]