In lieu of a “final,” I wanted to ask you to share your thoughts on CD 479 this semester. Post your responses in the “comments.” Please post your comments before Monday, May 11.
1) What is one thing that you learned about policy from doing your policy analysis that … Continue reading
The purpose of SB 247 is to establish student support services for undocumented students. The bill authorizes the governing board of each school district or county office of education that maintains any of grades 9 to 12, inclusive, the governing board of each community college district, and the Trustees of the California State University, and…
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This is the BEST explanation of institutional racism! Sorry I can’t embed the video, but click on the photo below to be taken to the video.
Advocating for: AB 1025: Pupil health: multi-tiered and integrated interventions pilot program Lead Author: Thurmond For our advocacy project we focused on AB 1025. This bill, if passed, will establish 30 pilot programs that implement school-based mental health services over a three year period. The program encourages inclusive practices that incorporate mental health, special education, … Continue reading → Continue reading
Our advocacy project was working to support and bring awareness to SB 1174. In June of 1998 Proposition 227 was passed. Proposition 227 is a piece of legislation that was focused on implementing English only language curriculum in California’s public schools. In February of 2014, Senator Ricardo Lara introduced a piece of legislation that will […] Continue reading
Our advocacy project is in support of the initiative for preschool for all. We have researched the topic, written letters to the Board of Education, we have designed and posted flyers explaining our cause and where to get more information in HGH, the CDL, and the HSU Children Center, we have created pamphlets with further […] Continue reading
For those that did not attend the policy trip, here is an update on SB 277, which most of us sat in on at the Education Committee Hearing on Tuesday.
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Head over to the National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth (NAEHCY) for a brief overview of S.B. 256 before taking action of your own by visiting Help Homeless Kids Now and personalizing the letter template before sending it to your senator. This bill, if passed, will have incredible impacts on the lives of … Continue reading Advocating for S.B. 256 – Homeless Children and Youth Act of 2015 → Continue reading