ACSA Executive Director Wes Smith hosts Common Purpose, Uncommon Times on Facebook Live Mondays at 5:30 p.m., providing viewers with information from the state Capitol and how it impacts you, answering your questions and helping you focus on being the student advocate that your community needs right now.
Dec. 7 Episode — COVID-19 and Student Learning
This week, Wes will be joined by Chris Minnich and Dr. Beth Tarasawa from NWEA. We'll discuss their latest research on how COVID-19 closures have impacted student learning. Join the conversation by submitting your questions and comments throughout the broadcast.
Nov. 16 Episode — 2020 Elections
This week, we discussed the 2020 election and the impact that California public education will have on federal strategies and initiatives with Edgar Zazueta, ACSA’s senior director of policy and governmental relations. Find out what comes next for supporting students and statewide education funding as we look toward the governor’s January budget proposal. Watch the episode below.