Educator and author Brandon P. Fleming reminds AEC audience to lead with love in their work

CSBA’s 2022 Annual Education Conference and Trade Show in San Diego Dec. 1-3 attracted approximately 3,500 attendees, breaking recent attendance records, and included three insightful General Sessions. Nationally acclaimed educator and award-winning author of Miseducated, Brandon P. Fleming, reminded attendees of AEC’s First General Session […]

Supporting unduplicated students with increased transportation funding

By Jeremy Anderson and Angela Asch Access to reliable home-to-school transportation for students improves attendance and cuts rates of chronic absenteeism, particularly for students from economically disadvantaged backgrounds. Recent research from the University of Pennsylvania highlights evidence-based strategies to combat chronic absenteeism and found that […]

Encinitas Union SD receives CSBA’s inaugural Governance Team of the Year Award

Encinitas Union School District received CSBA’s inaugural Governance Team of the Year Award during the 2022 Annual Education Conference and Trade Show in December. The award is bestowed upon the board of a school district or county office of education that demonstrates exceptional governance culture […]

State Board sets the stage for future action on TK, assessments and more

Informational items focused on early learning, assessments and school climate were the crux of the State Board of Education’s Jan. 19–20 meeting agenda. In addition, what is usually a routine action of assigning a number to an SBE-approved charter school petition might have been complicated […]

New funding guidance to diversify the educator workforce

A Funding Guide to More Diverse Schools in California 2022–23, released by the Center for the Transformation of Schools at the University of California, Los Angeles, highlights allocations and grants available to individual teachers as well as local educational agencies. The guide provides application requirements, […]

AEC’s Second General Session features expert panels on state education funding and politics

CSBA’s 2022 Annual Education Conference and Trade Show in San Diego Dec. 1-3 attracted approximately 3,500 attendees, breaking recent attendance records, and included three insightful General Sessions featuring nationally acclaimed educator and award-winning author of Miseducated, Brandon P. Fleming; New York Times bestselling author of […]

CSBA sues State Board of Education for violations of the charter appeal process

Earlier this week, the CSBA’s Education Legal Alliance, which represents nearly 1,000 school districts and county offices of education throughout California, filed a lawsuit against the California State Board of Education (SBE). CSBA’s lawsuit supports the Napa Valley Unified School District’s (NVUSD) position in its […]

Sudden cardiac arrest in student athletes: What are schools’ responsibilities?

There is renewed attention on how quickly the health of athletes can change following the on-field collapse of NFL player Damar Hamlin on Jan. 2, when the Buffalo Bills safety suffered cardiac arrest during a game. In Hamlin’s case, those on the scene quickly sprung […]