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  • ESS: Star quarterback never gave up

    ESS: Star quarterback never gave up

    During Keannu Linnell’s sophomore year, the junior-varsity quarterback was diagnosed with a brain tumor.

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  • Highlights of Key Education Provisions in the 2019-20 Budget

    Highlights of Key Education Provisions in the 2019-20 Budget

    ACSA Government Relations has summarized the key appropriations affecting preschool through 12th grade and adult education in the 2019-20 Budget.

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  • Transgender superintendent has a servant's heart4:42

    Transgender superintendent has a servant's heart

    Peninsula Union School District Superintendent-Principal Lark Doolan is the first openly transgender public school superintendent in the country.

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  • Transgender superintendent has a servant's heart4:42

    Transgender superintendent has a servant's heart

    Peninsula Union School District Superintendent-Principal Lark Doolan is the first openly transgender public school superintendent in the country.

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  • Gov. May Revision Proposal 2019-20

    Gov. May Revision Proposal 2019-20

    Gov. Newsom releases his May revision to the January budget proposal for 2019-20 fiscal year

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  • ACSA 2019-2020 President-elect Linda Kaminiski3:32

    ACSA 2019-2020 President-elect Linda Kaminiski

    ACSA President-elect Linda Kaminski spoke with educational leaders in Sacramento about her version for the association. Kaminski will take over for current ACSA President Holly Edds on July 1st.

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  • ACSA 2019 School Dashboard Recommendations

    ACSA 2019 School Dashboard Recommendations

    Recommendations for providing a comprehensive portrait of school performance on the California School Dashboard.

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  • AAPI administrators address the ‘bamboo ceiling’ at equity network

    AAPI administrators address the ‘bamboo ceiling’ at equity network

    Asian American site leaders from ACSA Regions 2, 4, 5 and 6 gathered to share their personal stories and engage in discussions about navigating specific road blocks to their success.

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  • 2019 California Employer/Employee Legislation

    2019 California Employer/Employee Legislation

    A comprehensive list of 2019 Employer/Employee Legislation in the California State Assembly and Senate.

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  • ACSA's 2018 Legislative Year-End Report

    ACSA's 2018 Legislative Year-End Report

    The highlights of ACSA’s advocacy work in 2018.

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  • ACSA | CTA Joint Janus Advisory Q&A

    ACSA | CTA Joint Janus Advisory Q&A

    CTA and ACSA provide joint guidance regarding Janus’ meaning and recent legislation related to union membership.

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  • ACSA Candidate Forum

    ACSA Candidate Forum

    Candidates for state ACSA officer elections participated in an online town hall on Feb. 4.

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  • Eight Key Points for California’s Accountability & Continuous Improvement System

    Eight Key Points for California’s Accountability & Continuous Improvement System

    The California School Dashboard, the Local Control and Accountability Plan and the California System of Support are key features of this effort.

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  • 2018 California School Dashboard: Eight Changes

    2018 California School Dashboard: Eight Changes

    The 2018 Dashboard brings two additional color-coded indicators into the Dashboard for the first time, reflecting the completion of a multi-year data collection cycle.

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  • Systems of Support Panel 2018 ACSA Leadership Summit1:06:44

    Systems of Support Panel 2018 ACSA Leadership Summit

    Seventy-five percent of districts identified for differentiated assistance are not making progress for students with disabilities in the area of academics, suspension/expulsion and/or graduation rates

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  • Ensuring Students Feel Safe at School

    Ensuring Students Feel Safe at School

    A report on safeness before and after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High Parkland shooting.

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  • The School Violence Triangle: A Feasible Solution to this National Crisis

    The School Violence Triangle: A Feasible Solution to this National Crisis

    Like fires, school violence needs three elements to erupt. Eliminating any of those elements will prevent school violence.

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  • The technological Trojan horse

    The technological Trojan horse

    Technology has dramatically transformed the classroom, and students along with it. But that change might actually be detrimental to the education of our students.

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  • Teacher-focused collaborative professional development

    Teacher-focused collaborative professional development

    Job-embedded, collaborative approaches to professional development include tech-infused approaches and team work that supports teacher leadership.

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  • Study compares district-run and charter schools

    Study compares district-run and charter schools

    A study that examines district-run and charter schools in Oakland across three dimensions: student need, resource levels and resource use, has raised a number of important and troubling equity issues.

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