News Articles

The latest news articles from ACSA.

  • CBOs: Predicting the future for our kids

    CBOs: Predicting the future for our kids

    The following article was written by Sheldon Smith, assistant superintendent, Business Services, San Luis Obispo COE.

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  • Thurmond takes office as new SPI

    Thurmond takes office as new SPI

    Tony Thurmond took his oath of office as California’s 28th Superintendent of Public Instruction last Monday, saying that it is an honor to lead the state’s 6.2 million students.

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  • Legislation update: Facilities bonds and computer science bills introduced

    Legislation update: Facilities bonds and computer science bills introduced

    Updates on two education bills introduced in the California legislature

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  • Updated School Dashboard launched

    Updated School Dashboard launched

    The CDE and the SBE have launched the second version of the California School Dashboard, a website that gives parents, students and educators access to valuable school and district data.

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  • ACSA's Top 5: What you need to know about the 2019-20 Budget Proposal

    ACSA's Top 5: What you need to know about the 2019-20 Budget Proposal

    Gov. Gavin Newsom has been steadfast in his goal of strengthening California’s public school system.

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  • Once an ESS winner, now an Administrator of the Year

    Once an ESS winner, now an Administrator of the Year

    Manuel Nuñez, 2018 Middle Grades Principal of the Year, is the first person to win both the Every Student Succeeding recognition and Administrator of the Year.

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  • ESS: Robotics helps student overcome anxiety

    ESS: Robotics helps student overcome anxiety

    During her sophomore year at Westview High, Jamie Geng suffered from crippling anxiety attacks.

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  • ESS: Smiling through the challenges

    ESS: Smiling through the challenges

    Born with cerebral palsy, Joey Drake faced her fair share of challenges growing up. But she refused to let her condition dictate her daily life.

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  • ACSA launches school violence toolkit

    ACSA launches school violence toolkit

    ACSA has taken a proactive role in school safety with the creation of the Fatal School Violence Toolkit.

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  • ESS: A student with heart

    ESS: A student with heart

    Beatriz Vasquez was born with a Ventricular Septal Defect, a heart defect due to an abnormal connection between the lower chambers.

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  • ACSA members join with NASS for DC lobbying on K-12 education issues

    ACSA members join with NASS for DC lobbying on K-12 education issues

    More than two dozen ACSA members led a contingent of nationwide educators to Washington, D.C. last month for the third annual ACSA-NASS Federal Advocacy Day.

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  • ESS: AVID-ly finding his place

    ESS: AVID-ly finding his place

    At Ramona High, Luis Diaz found the family he never had. The school’s AVID program helped Luis find his self-confidence.

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  • ESS: Fulfilling a promise to mom

    ESS: Fulfilling a promise to mom

    When Jessica Corona's mother was diagnosed with cancer, Jessica made the decision to change her ways and get back on track with her schoolwork.

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  • ESS: Amador High student fights through debilitating disease

    ESS: Amador High student fights through debilitating disease

    In November of 2013, Carson Stubstad found his bright future very much in doubt when he began experiencing muscle weakness on the soccer field.

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  • ACSA issues endorsements in state races

    ACSA issues endorsements in state races

    The ACSA Board of Directors has endorsed candidates running in the November election for California constitutional officers.

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  • ESS: DACA student is Ivy League bound

    ESS: DACA student is Ivy League bound

    Stella Linardi knows what some people may think of her. As an undocumented immigrant, she says she often finds herself trying to prove her worth.

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  • ACSA Board adopts new Strategic Plan

    ACSA Board adopts new Strategic Plan

    ACSA has completed a framework that will guide the work of a new strategic plan for the next three years.

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  • ESS: Rocklin student believes in the power of a handshake

    ESS: Rocklin student believes in the power of a handshake

    In addition to learning a new language, Francisco Marquez also struggled with certain parts of reading comprehension.

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  • ESS: Finding a family at school

    ESS: Finding a family at school

    Nothing can prepare you for the death of a parent, especially when it’s unexpected. Mariana Thomas knows that well.

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  • ESS: Blind student at Temple City High finds light in the darkness

    ESS: Blind student at Temple City High finds light in the darkness

    Federico Hernandez does not want your sympathy. He does not want your pity. He simply wants to be treated like everyone else.

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