Chaptered into California State Law in 2013

SB 5 (Padilla, D)

Monday June 17th, 2013 |
Implements recommendation’s from the Task Force on Educator Excellence. Authorizes professional preparation programs for teachers to include up to two years (or two-fifths of a 5 year program) of professional preparation, raising the one-year limit… ... Read Full Article

SB 118 (Lieu – D)

Saturday June 15th, 2013 |
Provides that the California Workforce Investment Board is responsible for assisting the Governor in the alignment of the education and workforce investment systems to the needs of the 21st century workforce. Requires the board to… ... Read Full Article

SB 379 (Hancock – D)

Thursday June 13th, 2013 |
Would require a charter school that operates an early college high school or middle college high school to offer at least 80% of the instructional time at the charter school schoolsite. Pupils enrolled in grade… ... Read Full Article

SB 440 (Padilla – D)

Tuesday June 11th, 2013 |
Encourages the use of transfer model curricula as the preferred basis for associate degrees for transfer. Requires community college districts to create an associate degree for transfer in every major offered by that district that… ... Read Full Article

AB 484 (Bonilla – D)

Friday June 7th, 2013 |
Re-authorization bill for the state’s student assessment program. Authorizes the Superintendent to not provide API scores for the 2013-14 and 2014-15 school years, while the state transitions to new assessment and accountability systems. Establishes the… ... Read Full Article

AB 547 (Salas – D)

Wednesday April 17th, 2013 |
Adds career exploration to the list of activities which may satisfy the academic assistance element of programs receiving ASSET grants. ... Read Full Article

SB 590 (De Leon – D)

Monday April 15th, 2013 |
Would require a local educational agency, if expending funds for professional development, to consider the needs of all schoolsite employees. Use of funds for classified employee professional development would include training to promote pupil learning… ... Read Full Article