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Act Now to Support Education in the Final Budget Agreement

With the June 15th deadline to pass a budget bill just around the corner, budget negotiations have begun with the Governor and the Legislature. They need to hear from local educational leaders pushing back on these changes before they finalize a budget.

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Legislative Update

Elizabeth Esquivel & Andrea Ball
May 23, 2022

Friday, May 20, was the last day for fiscal committees to hear and report on bills introduced in their house, and the deadline for them to pass out of their house is this Friday. Here are the highlights of CASBO's positions on these bills.

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Governor Newsom Releases the May Revision Budget: State Surplus of $97 Billion, Economic Growth Expected to Continue at Slower Rate Than Projected in January

Elizabeth Esquivel & Andrea Ball
May 13, 2022

Today, May 13, 2022, Governor Newsom released the May Revision, which projects revenues nearly $55 billion above his January budget proposal. The Legislature has until June 15, 2022, to adopt a state budget. Read the details here.

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Challenges Emerge With State’s CalPADS System

Elizabeth Esquivel & Andrea Ball
May 11, 2022

Recent upgrades to CalPADS resulted in changes that are negatively impacting LEAs. Here's an overview of the emerging concerns and how CDE is addressing them.

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Senate Releases Budget Priorities and Legislature Meets First Policy Deadline

Elizabeth Esquivel
May 2, 2022

On April 27, 2022, the Senate released their revised budget position based on the latest information of stronger than expected state revenues. Here is a breakdown of impacts to education and CASBO's positions.

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CDPH Releases Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Implementation Timeline

Sara Bachez and Elizabeth Esquivel
Apr 18, 2022

On April 14, 2022, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a statement regarding the state’s implementation timeline for adding the COVID-19 vaccine to the list of required vaccinations to attend school until the 2023-24 school year.

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