September 15, 2023
This week Assembly Bill 1604 by Assemblymember Mia Bonta (D - Alameda) was approved by the legislature. AB 1604 is a terrible bill by charter school opponents aimed at choking off one of the few...
September 08, 2023
Just one major charter school issue remains in the last 5 days of the legislative session.
September 01, 2023
The Senate and Assembly Appropriations Committees took up the suspense file today. Once they return from the Labor Day weekend, Legislators will have 9 days to get their bills approved by...
August 18, 2023
The Legislature reconvened on Monday, August 14 for the final sprint before they adjourn for the year on September 14. The fate of key school facility funding and policy bills will be decided...
July 14, 2023
Friday marked a significant deadline for making changes to bills in committee.
June 16, 2023
The Senate Education Committee is steadily working through Assembly bills, including those related to TK teacher credentialing and a proposed statewide school facilities bond...
June 02, 2023
May 19, 2023
April 26, 2023
This week in Sacramento, the Senate Education Committee took action on two charter-specific bills, while the Assembly took a deep dive into the Charter Schools Facilities Grant Program.
April 13, 2023
This week around the capitol, legislators are pushing their bills through the first policy committee – a critical pressure test for the viability of bills. Budget committees are beginning to...
March 29, 2023
The California Legislature's education committees are starting to review bills in the current session. We’re still very early in the legislative process and lots of bills will inevitably fall out...
February 22, 2023
January 05, 2023
In 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom vetoed signed 997 bills into law—over 200 more bills then the prior year. In this document, we provide a summary of the bills with direct impacts on charter schools.