State Law

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

SB 1070 (Steinberg – D)

Sunday September 30th, 2012 |
Establishes the Career Technical Education Pathways Program through June 2018. Requires Chancellor of the CA Community Colleges and Superintendent to jointly administer contracts and competitive grants which align secondary and post-secondary CTE curricula, increase rates… ... Read Full Article

SB 1291 (Evans)

Saturday September 29th, 2012 |
Extends the California Training Benefits Program until January 2019. Requires automatic eligibility to be issued to teachers who have been laid off, if they are participating in a credential preparation program or training program approved… ... Read Full Article

SB 1316

Friday September 28th, 2012 |
Exempts early and middle college high schools from the 240-minute minimum school-day requirement, setting the requirement at 180 minutes for any pupil who is in Grades 11 or 12 and enrolled part time at a… ... Read Full Article

SB 1458 (Steinberg – D)

Wednesday September 26th, 2012 |
Evolves the Academic Performance Index (API) to include more indicators of college and career readiness, permitting inclusion of middle and high school promotion rates as well as attendance and graduation. It caps standardized test value… ... Read Full Article

AB 230 (Carter – D)

Wednesday October 19th, 2011 |
Exempts students attending a middle college high school from low priority enrollment at a community college if the student is seeking to enroll in community college courses that are required for the student’s middle college… ... Read Full Article

AB 250 (Brownley – D)

Monday October 17th, 2011 |
Establishes a structure for the implementation of the common core state standards by developing and adopting curriculum frameworks and professional development opportunities that are aligned to the common core state standards. ... Read Full Article

SB 611 (Steinberg – D)

Sunday October 16th, 2011 |
Establishes in statute the University of California Curriculum Integration Institute. ... Read Full Article