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Calif. Senator Padilla Held Hearing in Fresno Today Regarding California’s Broken English Learner System

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- The Senate Select Committee on College and University Admissions and Outreach, Chaired by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) held a hearing today in Fresno at the Fresno Board of Education.

Calif. Governor Brown Signs Bill to Help California’s 1.5 million English Learner Students Achieve English Proficiency

Sacramento, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 753 into law Saturday. The new law, authored by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima), removes barriers California’s English Learners face when working to achieve English proficiency. The law goes into effect on January 1, 2012.

Calif. Governor Brown Signs California Dream Act

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Taking action to expand educational opportunity to all qualified students, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. on Saturday signed the California Dream Act. AB 131, authored by Assemblymember Gil Cedillo (D-Los Angeles) allows top students who are on the path to citizenship to apply for college financial aid.

Calif. Governor Brown Takes Action to Improve Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced Saturday that he has taken action on legislation to improve education in California. The following bills have been signed by Governor Brown: AB 124 by Assemblymember Felipe Fuentes (D-Los Angeles) – Academic content standards: English language development standards.

Calif. Governor Brown Signs SB 48 To Recognize Contributions of LGBT Americans, Pacific Islanders and Persons With Disabilities

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ -- Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. also announced today that he has signed the following bill: SB 48 by Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) – Pupil instruction: prohibition of discriminatory content.

L.A. Mayor Villaraigosa Urges Los Angeles Unified School District To Implement Partnership For Los Angeles’ Schools Parent Engagement Initiatives District-Wide

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa issued the following statement on Tuesday (May 17) urging the Los Angeles Unified School District to implement the Partnership for Los Angeles’ parent engagement initiatives ...

Calif. Gov. Brown Announces Appointment of Sue Burr to State Board of Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr. today announced the following appointment. Sue Burr, 57, of Rancho Murieta, has been appointed by the State Board of Education to serve as the executive ...

Hall Measure to Fight Cyber Bullying in Schools Approved by California State Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — The California State Assembly today approved AB 227 by Assemblymember Isadore Hall, III (D- Los Angeles), which would require California school districts seeking federal or state education technology grants to ...

L.A. Mayor To Teachers: Let’s Create A Contract That Puts Students First And Teachers At The Center Of Reform

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Mayor Villaraigosa delivered his sixth State of the City Address at Jefferson High School today, where he outlined his education reform priorities and reaffirmed his commitment to transform failing ...

Calif. Gov. Schwarzenegger Joins Announcement of CHIME Institute’s Schwarzenegger Community School

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Today Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and First Lady Maria Shriver joined officials at CHIME charter school in Woodland Hills to officially announce that the new combined elementary and middle school ...