Author: Branché Jones

California Legislative Update: Governor Presents May Revision

California Legislative Update: Governor Presents May Revision Here’s your latest California legislative update: Last week, Governor Newsom presented the May Revision to his January budget proposal. The Revision reflects funding and policy changes to the Governor’s original proposal. Below are some of the more prominent changes in the document.  The May Revision includes $101.8 billion…

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California Legislative Update: Conflict of Interest Legislation

California Legislative Update: Conflict of Interest Legislation Here’s your California legislative update! We try to do our best to make sure you have the most up-to-date information on what pieces of California legislation may affect charter schools. SB 126 (charter school conflict of interest provisions) is currently speeding through the legislature.  The measure passed the State…

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California Legislative Update: Overview of the Governor’s Budget Proposal

California Legislative Update: The Governor’s 2019 Budget California Legislative Update: Thursday, Governor Gavin Newsom released the first budget of his administration. At the beginning of his press conference, he admitted that his presentation would be longer than most other Governor’s performances—and he did not disappoint, holding court for around 50 minutes. His budget includes a…

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2018 California Mid-Term Election Update

2018 California Mid-Term Election Update On Tuesday, Californians went out to vote and decided a number of races; they also left a number of races to be determined as ballots are counted. So, while numbers are changing, this is an update on where we currently stand on a few of the races. Gavin Newsom will…

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2018 California Budget Passes

2018 California Budget Passes Last Thursday the Legislature acted on the 2018 California budget and sent it to the Governor for his signature.  There are still some trailer bills that they must pass but the document represents an agreement between the Governor and Legislative leadership.  Additionally, the budget agreement covered areas of disagreement between the…

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California Primary: Election Results Come In

California Election: Primary Results Come In Tuesday, Californians went to the polls to vote in the ‘jungle’ primary. There were two notable results from the California primary election that will affect the charter school and education reform community. As I have stated before the races for Governor and Superintendent of Public Instruction (SPI) turned into proxy…

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