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Monday, August 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CAG Update: Fiscal Committees Act on Bills »
The Senate and Assembly Appropriations Committees met yesterday to act on their Suspense Files. The Suspense File is where...
Wednesday, August 5, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces Major Collaboration with Apple and T-Mobile »
State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces Major Collaboration with Apple and T-Mobile to Connect Students in Need Dis...
Wednesday, July 1, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CAG Update: 2020-21 School Year: What Will Distance Learning Look Like? »
This is the second in a series of updates where we delve into the various instruction, attendance, and accountability prov...
Thursday, June 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Cag Update - Legislature Announce Joint Budget Plan »
This afternoon Legislative leaders announced that the State Senate and State Assembly have reached agreemen...
Thursday, May 7, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CAG Update: Governor's Budget Projections Reduce Prop 98 by $18 bil »
This morning the Governor's Department of Finance (DOF) provided a  Fiscal Update  that anticipates a drop in st...
Monday, April 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Wednesday, April 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal dollars sent to States - Advocacy letter included to keep it local - CAG Update »
Update from Capitol Advisors Group: Yesterday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced the availability of $3 billio...
Tuesday, March 10, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
F3 Newsflash - New NPS & NPA Monitoring Obligations for LEAs »
New NPS and NPA Monitoring Obligations for LEAs Assembly Bill 1172, which took effect January 1, 2020,...
Monday, March 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CAG Legislative Update - Introduction Deadline and Bills of Interest »
Last Friday was the bill introduction deadline for the second half of the 2019-2020 Legislative Session. Just under 2...
Monday, February 3, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Capitol Advisors Group - Legislative Update »
Below is a Legislative Update from Capitol Advisors Group (CAG). This week, there were two important developments on...
Wednesday, January 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CAG Legislative Update - Mental health, LCFF, and paid leave emerge as early focus »
The Legislature returned to work last Monday and we’ve reviewed the first week of bill introductions to find mental health...
Tuesday, January 14, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Budget Update from Capitol Advisors Group »
Please see the budget update from Capitol Advisors Group below: We've reviewed and analyzed Governor Gavin Newsom's 20...
Wednesday, November 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Budget Update - LAO Releases Fiscal Outlook Report »
As you know, the most important fiscal news prior to the introduction of the Governor's Budget in January each year is the...
Wednesday, October 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Signed into Law »
Sunday at midnight was the deadline for the Governor to act on the hundreds of bills on his desk. As a follow up to...
Monday, October 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Alert - Governor Signs SB 328 »
Today, Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 328 (Portantino, D – La Cañada Flintridge) into law. The "school start ti...
Monday, September 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update – School Bond Negotiations »
With just days remaining in the 2019 legislative session, a bill to place two school facilities bonds before voters has be...
Monday, September 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update – Appropriations Committees Act on Hundreds of Bills »
The Senate and Assembly Appropriations Committees met today to consider hundreds of bills on their Suspense Files. The Sus...
Thursday, August 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Alert: Charter School Compromise Reached »
Governor Gavin Newsom, Assembly Member Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach), legislative leadership, representatives from te...
Tuesday, August 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update – School Start Time Bill Likely to Pass? »
A high-profile bill to mandate middle and high school start times across California appears to have a potential path to be...
Monday, July 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Education Bills Advance, Start Time Bill Blasts Out of Committee »
Friday marked the deadline for policy committees in both houses of the Legislature to meet and act on bills. Any bill...
Monday, July 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update – Charter School Reform »
Assembly Bill 1505  by Assembly Member Patrick O’Donnell (D – Long Beach), which would enact reforms to charter sc...
Thursday, May 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update – School Start Time, Charter Moratorium, Parcel Taxes, Early Learning… »
A deluge of legislation moved forward last week, as Friday was the deadline for bills with significant costs to move out o...
Tuesday, April 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update - Policy Committees Passing Almost Everything... »
Policy Committees Passing Almost Everything...   Over the past two weeks, the Legisl...
Thursday, March 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Facilities Update – New Bond Sale, New Board Members »
The State Allocation Board (SAB) met briefly this afternoon to review a consent-only agenda and hear updates concerning a...
Wednesday, March 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Legislative Update - Hot Bills »
Friday, February 22 nd  was the deadline for legislators to introduce bills. Since December, lawmakers have intro...
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Friday, October 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes in Law 2018: Technology »
Capitol Advisors Group has compiled a list of laws affecting Technology just signed by the Governor. Click Here
Friday, October 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes in Law 2018: Early Childhood »
Capitol Advisors Group has compiled a list of new laws affecting Early Childhood just signed by the Governor. Click Here
Friday, October 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes in Law 2018: Student Services »
Capitol Advisors Group has created an update on changes in law affecting Student Services. Click Here
Friday, October 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes in Law 2018: Assessment & Accountability »
Capitol Advisors Group has an update on laws affecting Assessment & Accountability just signed by the Governor. Cl...
Friday, October 19, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes in Law 2018: Curriculum & Instruction »
Capitol Advisors Group has an update on laws affecting Curriculum & Instruction just signed by the Governor. Click...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes in School Facilities Law »
This client brief (linked below) covers legislation signed into law affecting school facilities, including energy, environ...
Wednesday, October 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Changes in School Finance Law »
The Capitol Advisors team has produced a series of comprehensive client briefs detailing new education laws that were...