Education Committee Approves Bill Allowing Legislature to Opine on ESSA Implementation

Education Committee Approves Bill Allowing Legislature to Opine on ESSA Implementation

April 26, 2016

The Assembly Education Committee approved a bill by Assemblywoman Shirley Weber (D-San Diego) to “make the Legislature’s voice known and then to be part of discussions moving forward” surrounding ESSA implementation. What the State Board thinks of the bill will become clearer in two weeks, when it considers statewide metrics that will be used to determine which school districts and schools need technical support and more intense intervention under both state law (the Local Control Funding Formula) and ESSA. Read more here.