SB 1072: School Bus Safety
ACSA's governmental relations team takes a look at SB 1072 which addresses school bus safety. This new law ...
ACSA News: Legislative Action Day 2019
Hundreds of ACSA members gathered at the State Capitol to advocate for the needs of California's 6.2 million public school students. This year's agenda focused on school funding, mental health awarene
ACSA’s Top 5 - 2019-2020 Budget Proposal
Gov. Newsom released his first state budget proposal which includes $144 billion in General Fund revenues. The governor has been steadfast in his goal of strengthening California’s public school syste
CA district awarded National AP District of the Year honors
San Leandro Unified School District has been named a College Board Advanced Placement District of the Year for being the national leader among medium-sized school districts in expanding access to Adva
Everybody Codes in Covina-Valley USD
Computer code is the closest we may get to a universal language. Everybody codes. And everybody codes in practically the same languages. At Covina-Valley Unified School District, which has partnered w
The ACSA 2018 Legislative Action Day saw members from across the state gathered to advocate for students on two specific issues; LCFF funding and AB1220. Thank you to all of our #ACSAadvocates who wo
ACSA News: AG Sessions Announces Federal Lawsuit over 'Sanctuary Cities'
The Association of California School Administrators responded Wednesday to a federal lawsuit filed in Sacramento by the Justice Department, that challenges three California laws that bar police from a
California Budget Proposal 2018: Educational Breakdown
Governor Jerry Brown released his 2018 budget proposal on Thursday. ACSA analyzes what the proposal means for educators and how districts will face stricter transparency with LCAPs.
ACSA News: Prop. 51 School Bonds Sales
At a press conference at the California State Capitol today, Don Ulrich, Deputy Superintendent of the Clovis Unified School District and Chair of the Coalition for Adequate School Housing, joined educ
ACSA News: Accountability, #AB1220 and #AB1321
ACSA representatives testified today to the State Board of Education regarding accountability, LCFF and ESSA. Other ACSA advocates attended the state education committee hearing to offer ACSA's voice.
ACSA News: 2017 CA Budget Signed
Earlier this week Governor Jerry Brown signed the 2017 California budget. ACSA gives you the breakdown of some of the impacts on education. Let us know what you think. Are there budget items you would
ACSA News: 2017 CA Budget May Revise
ACSA News brings you all you need to know about education in the 2017 CA Budget May Revise. A longer analysis will be provided in the coming days. For additional information or questions, please conta
ACSA Legislative Action Day 2017 Newsbrief
More than 400 ACSA members made their way to Sacramento to participate in Legislative Action Day at the State Capitol. Naj Alikhan recaps the day along with a look at the two new candidates for State
ACSA LPI Event
Wes Smith, ACSA Exec. Director on Betsy DeVos
"Right now, public education is being threatened. There is an attack on public education. You are the hope the 6.2 million kids in California have that the soul of public education will be saved.” -We
ACSA GR on 2017 #CABudget
Today Governor Jerry Brown released his January Budget Proposal for the 2017-18 fiscal year. As a major education stakeholder, ACSA will be actively engaged in the budget discussions with the administ
ACSA News - December 7, 2016 - Legislative Roundtable
ACSA leaders and superintendents from across the state met with California legislators at the State Capitol to discuss LCFF funding and analyze successful methods and challenges in their educational c
Equity Webinar Post Election Success and Healing 20161118 1908 1
“We have witnessed our students express various actions stemming from emotions of fear and frustration in the forms of walk outs, marches, and even violent protests. We recognize that these actions ca
Presidential Election Impact on California Education in 3 Minutes
ACSA government relations director Edgar Zazueta discusses how the presidential election impacts California education. Zazueta tackles topics including Common Core, the Department of Education, ESSA (
ACSA Provides Post-Election Resources for Educators
ACSA Executive Director Wes Smith provides student advocates with a message of hope in the face of adversity and offers resources for administrators.
ACSA News - November 10, 2016 - Leadership Summit