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Teacher Bills Create Rift in the Assembly

On Wednesday, the Assembly Education Committee considered more than 30 bills including some of the teacher evaluation proposals and school facilities bond measures. Teacher Measures Fail - Yesterday the Assembly Education Committee heard four bills related to teacher evaluation, seniority and probationary/permanent status.  Taking a page out of the anti-vaccination folks

Bills Advance in Senate: English Learners, Community Schools, and Science

Both the Senate and Assembly Education Committee hearings yesterday displayed a level of political intrigue usually reserved for second-house hearings, where one house considers bills authored by members from the other house. But fireworks were aplenty between Senate and Assembly colleagues yesterday. In the Senate Education Committee yesterday, it was remarkable that none
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Assembly Education Committee Actions: Foster Youth, Teacher Evaluation, others

Last week, the Assembly Education Committee passed a number of bills, including measures to create a new teacher evaluation system and expand Forster Youth Services. Teacher Evaluation - After lengthy testimony and debate, the committee passed AB 575, authored by the committee chair, Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) and Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins
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