That’s a wrap! Inclusion film camp in Solano County

By Lisette Estrella-Hernandez, Solano County Office of Education superintendent The Solano County Office of Education (SCOE) successfully partnered with the North Bay Regional Center to bring an Inclusion Film Camp to local neuro-diverse students at no cost to participants. For two weeks during the summer, […]

CSBA-sponsored home-to-school transportation bill passes out of Assembly Education Committee in unanimous, bipartisan vote

CSBA-sponsored election bills also head to appropriations committee California is missing the bus on home-to-school transportation and failing its students in the process. Home-to-school transportation supports students and families through increased convenience, enhanced safety, higher attendance rates, reduced traffic and smaller carbon footprints. Yet, on a […]

CSBA-sponsored home-to-school transportation bill passes out of Assembly Education Committee in unanimous, bipartisan vote

CSBA-sponsored election bills also head to appropriations committee California is missing the bus on home-to-school transportation and failing its students in the process. Home-to-school transportation supports students and families through increased convenience, enhanced safety, higher attendance rates, reduced traffic and smaller carbon footprints. Yet, on a […]

President Biden releases proposed budget for FY 2023

On Monday, March 28, President Biden released his proposed budget for fiscal year 2023, previewing the White House’s funding priorities, which includes an increase in federal education spending. While Congressional approval is required to make the proposed budget a reality, as proposed, the President’s plan […]

Studies examine effects of California’s push for computer science education

New studies of computer science education at California high schools found that a greater emphasis on computer science education did not produce the anticipated spillover effects, neither improving or harming students’ math or English language arts skills, according to school-level test scores. However, one trade-off […]

CALL TO ACTION: Urge Congress to support extending waiver authority to USDA for school nutrition programs

Please contact U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein and Alex Padilla and your local Congressional representative to urge their support to extend school meal wavier authority to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) through Sept. 30, 2023, within the pending consolidated appropriations bill that Congress is working […]

Safer air saves lives and improves learning in mask-optional classrooms

This post is contributed by CSBA business affiliate LifeWings Peak Performance As a preventative measure to cope with the pandemic and promote utility savings, the state allocated $650 million in Assembly Bill 841 grants to improve air quality and plumbing in California classrooms and facilities. […]