CSBA advocacy on COVID attendance relief and LCFF base increase rewarded in May Revise

Gov. Gavin Newsom revealed his May Budget Revision May 13, proposing a $300.6 billion spending plan as the state budget surplus continues to rise to a record-breaking $97.5 billion. Among the key education proposals were major wins for CSBA’s budget advocacy work on investing in […]

It’s all about the base: CSBA urges Legislature and Governor to increase the LCFF base

Budget hearings continue in the Legislature as the 2022 budget cycle moves forward. For schools, a recommitment to the Local Control Funding Formula) through an increase in LCFF base funding beyond the statutorily required cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) is paramount and will continue to be a […]

AB 599 updates criteria used to identify low-performing schools

Among the education bills signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom this year was Assembly Bill 599. Authored by Assemblymember Jones-Sawyer (D-Los Angeles), this new law updates the criteria used to identify schools for annual inspection by a county superintendent for purposes of the settlement in Eliezer […]