Assembly budget priorities unveiled ahead of Governor’s May Budget Revision

Following the release of the state Senate Democrats’ “Putting Wealth to Work” budget proposal, the Assembly Democrats’ budget priorities were unveiled May 5. While the Assembly document contains less detail than the Senate release, both provide a window into where the two houses are focusing […]

Coast2Coast Federal Advocacy Trip gives California’s education leaders unprecedented access to D.C. legislators and policymakers

A vision years in the making came to fruition when school trustees and superintendents from across California traveled to Washington, D.C. as part of Coast2Coast, the inaugural CSBA-Association of California School Administrators (ACSA) federal advocacy trip. The three-day event offered education leaders a chance to […]

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 […]

Thurmond shows support for SB 830 and enrollment-based funding for LEAs

“The time has come to make a change,” State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond said during a Feb. 10 press conference in support of Senate Bill 830. The bill, authored by Senator Anthony Portantino (D-La Cañada Flintridge), would move California’s education funding base away […]