Category: Legislative Updates

California Legislative Update and Senate Bill 126

California Legislative Update and Senate Bill 126 In this CHARTER EDtalk, we are honored to be joined by Branché Jones from Branché Jones Lobbying Firm, an expert in California charter school legislation and supporter of the charter school movement. Branché shares his insights into the most recent California legislative updates and how the new SB126…

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California Legislative New Update: Conflict of Interest Legislation on the Governor’s Desk

California Legislative New Update: Conflict of Interest Legislation on the Governor’s Desk Here’s your latest 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) has passed the legislature and…

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Florida Elections: The State of the State

Florida Elections: State of the State Elections Matter. For the last several years a common phrase has been used by winning candidates everywhere. Elections matter. And that could not have been any more significant for school choice advocates in Florida than the most recent statewide elections. In 1996, Jeb Bush partnered with community leaders and…

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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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Florida’s new funding plan could help relieve some charter school tensions

Florida’s new funding plan could help relieve some charter school tensions Editor’s Note: This blog post was originally published On March 8, 2018 here by RedefinED and was written by Travis Pillow. We think it’s vital to keep tabs on the pulse of all things related to charter schools, including informational and legislative resources,  and how to support charter school…

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California Budget Conference Committee Wraps-Up

The California Legislature’s Budget Conference Committee has wrapped up and produced a budget for both houses to vote on. The vote should occur next week with both houses passing the budget bill and the trailer bills along to the Governor for his signature by June 15th. The trailer bills contain the policy language to implement…

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