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Legislative Update as of 7/29/2014

  1. Sponsor

AB 948   (Olsen R) Sponsor
Charter schools: school facilities: Charter School Facility Grant Program.
Location: 8/30/2013 - S .  2 YEAR
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CCSA is sponsoring this legislation to expand the SB 740 facility grant program by lowering the threshold for eligibility. Rather than the current 70% FRL threshold for eligibility, this bill would drop the threshold to 60% as funds allow. CCSA is working with CSFA to further expand the scope of the bill. (5/24/13)  
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  2. Support

AB 2235   (Buchanan D) Support
Education facilities: Kindergarten-University Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 2014.
Location: 6/25/2014 - S .  APPR.
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Would enact the 2014 Kindergarten-University Public Education Facilities Bond Act. A state level facilities bond act. Would provide money to charter schools. (6/23/14) 
AB 2408   (Allen R) Support
School accountability: local control and accountability plans: California Collaborative for Educational Excellence.
Location: 7/3/2014 - A .  CONCURRENCE
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Would add a Senate Rules committee appointed charter school representative and a parent of a California public school pupil appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly to the governing board of the California Collaborative on Educational Excellence. (6/10/14) 

  4. Oppose

AB 913   (Chau D) Oppose
Charter schools.
Location: 6/25/2014 - S .  THIRD READING
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Would expressly state that a charter school is subject to the Ralph M. Brown Act, the California Public Records Act, Government Code 1090, and the Political Reform Act. (6/25/14) 
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SB 1263   (Pavley D) Oppose
Charter schools: location.
Location: 7/3/2014 - A .  THIRD READING
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Would delete the authority of a charter school to locate outside the jurisdiction or geographic boundaries of the chartering school district without the approval of the school district in which they are locating. Removes flexibility for charter school facility locations. (7/2/14) 

  7. Watch

SB 837   (Steinberg D) Watch
Early childhood education: professional development.
Location: 7/2/2014 - A .  APPR.
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Would allocate $10M for purposes of professional development for teachers in transitional kindergarten and teachers in state preschool programs. Would require CDE to consult with various entities, including the California Community Colleges, for purposes of administration. (6/18/14) 

Total Measures: 6

Total Tracking Forms: 6

7/29/2014 9:59:24 PM

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