Governor signs bill requiring compliance with the state’s inclusive education laws

On Sept. 25, the Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 1078 (Jackson, D-Moreno Valley), which took effect immediately upon signing and will allow for complaints to be filed against local educational agencies that limit or prohibit the use of inclusive textbooks, instructional materials or school […]

Legislation to switch from attendance to enrollment-based funding becomes a two-year bill

Senate Bill 98 (Portantino, D-Burbank), which  would provide supplemental enrollment-based funding to California’s schools, became a two-year bill on July 11 and will remain under consideration in the Assembly Education Committee until next year. CSBA has an Oppose unless Amended position on SB 98. CSBA […]

CSBA-sponsored bills and other significant education measures pass suspense hearing hurdle

May 19 was the Legislature’s deadline for fiscal committees to pass out bills introduced in their house. This means that the respective Assembly and Senate Appropriations Committees had to dispense with their suspense files. CSBA-sponsored legislation sailed through this most recent legislative gauntlet on May 18. The […]