Statewide education organizations have responded to Gov. Gavin Newsom's "Safe Schools for All" reopening plan with this letter, sent Jan. 19, 2021. The coalition, made up of the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association, the California Association of School Business Officers, the California School Boards Association, the Small School Districts' Association and ACSA, shared recommendations on how to help Local Educational Agency's succeed under the governor's proposal.
Gov. Newsom has signed AB 104, one of the most notable bills from this legislative session. The measure contained an urgency clause, which means its provisions take effect immediately.
The highly-anticipated language for independent study has been released as part of the education trailer bill, AB 130. This article offers highlighted details of the changes.
Watch the recording of the ACSA Governmental Relations Department March 1, 2021 webinar on California's in-person instruction legislation.
ACSA and other statewide organizations, county offices of education and school districts express concerns over the state Legislature's school reopening bill, SB 86/AB 86.
ACSA advocates’ breakdown the proposed education budget this year, a $14.9 billion increase over last year’s budget.
On June 24, 2020, the ACSA Governmental Relations team hosted a webinar and Q&A following a review of the budget agreement between the governor and legislature.
Watch ACSA's weekly live legislative update with Senior Director of Governmental Relations Edgar Zazueta.
Watch Chris Bright, Steven Bailey and Michael Tapia present on the topic of LGBTQ+ students falling through the COVID-19 response cracks.