CSBA President Josephine "Jo" Lucey makes the case for public schools to a news reporter in the corridors of the state Capitol following the release of Gov. Jerry Brown's 2014-15 state budget proposal last month.
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19 February 2014 - Updated standards for the training and professional development of principals and other school leaders were adopted by the California Commission on Teaching Credentialing Feb. 13.
18 February 2014 - CSBA’s Education Legal Alliance has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of two California school districts contesting a misapplication of the Americans with Disabilities Act that has national implications.
In California School News
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After a marathon seven-hour public hearing Jan. 16, the State Board of Education unanimously approved emergency Local Control Funding Formula spending regulations and a template for Local Control and Accountability Plans that balance local decision making and accountability while maintaining the commitment to equity sought by CSBA and other public school advocates.
Gov. Jerry Brown last month proposed a 2014-15 budget that would provide some $6.3 billion more for K-14 school funding.
Common Core implementation is a challenge. Successful implementation will require boards, district staff, and parent communities to act together with a unity of purpose, focused on the ultimate goal of student success.
Institute for New and First Term Board Members is part of CSBA’s new Governance U professional development offerings.
Peter Wright is a new member of CSBA’s Policy and Programs Department.
Delegates serve two-year terms that begin April 1. All new and re-elected delegates are eligible to take part in the May 17-18 Delegate Assembly in Sacramento.
Suzanne Meraz recently joined CSBA as the senior director of Communications.
Federal education funding will approach pre-sequestration levels under a two-year appropriations bill that passed both houses of Congress and was signed by President Obama last month.
CSBA’s 2014 Forecast Webcast features a preview of the new year’s economic climate, budget issues, and state and federal legislative developments.