VOTE: YES – Governor Brown Signed
Reduces minimum educational requirements for child welfare caseworkers from a bachelor’s degree to an associate degree plus additional coursework and training related to the field of human services
VOTE: YES – Died in Committee – Removes sunset on provisions that allow students whose legal residence is not within school district to attend school in district as resident if student receives written consent. Removes sunset on authority of institution of higher education to sponsor public charter school. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
VOTE: NO – Died in Committee – Directs Chief Education Office to design and implement $5.7 million pilot program to decrease rates of school absenteeism through ” trauma-informed approach” to behavioral health services in schools.
ASPIRE programs to annually provide financial aid instruction to high school students and their families regarding types of loans available for post-secondary education, an apparent duplication of many already in place programs.