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Calif. Governor Brown Takes Action to Improve Education

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced Saturday that he has taken action on legislation to improve education in California. The following bills have been signed by Governor Brown: AB 124 by Assemblymember Felipe Fuentes (D-Los Angeles) – Academic content standards: English language development standards. AB 189 by Assemblymember Mike Eng (D-Monterey Park) – Education funding.

ALSO:
• AB 199 by Assemblymember Fiona Ma (D-San Francisco) – School curriculum: social sciences: Filipinos in World War II.
• AB 250 by Assemblymember Julia Brownley (D-Santa Monica) – Instructional materials: pupil assessment.
• AB 339 by Assemblymember Susan Bonilla (D-Martinez) – Instructional materials: social content reviews: fees.
• AB 387 by Assemblymember Susan Bonilla (D-Martinez) – Pupils: excused absences: military deployment activities.
• AB 438 by Assemblymember Das G. Williams (D-Santa Barbara) – County free libraries: withdrawal: use of private contractors.
• AB 597 by Assemblymember Mike Eng (D-Monterey Park) – California Financial Literacy Fund.
• AB 620 by Assemblymember Marty Block (D-San Diego) – Public postsecondary education: nondiscrimination and training: sexual orientation.
• AB 668 by Assemblymember Marty Block (D-San Diego) – California State University: examinations: undue hardship.
• AB 684 by Assemblymember Marty Block (D-San Diego) – Community college districts: trustee elections.
• AB 743 by Assemblymember Marty Block (D-San Diego) – California Community Colleges: common assessment system. A signing message can be found here.
• AB 790 by Assemblymember Warren T. Furutani (D-Long Beach) – Career technical education: Linked Learning Pilot Program.
• AB 795 by Assemblymember Marty Block (D-San Diego) – Public postsecondary education: smoke-free campuses.
• AB 815 by Assemblymember Julia Brownley (D-Santa Monica) – Instructional programs: State Seal of Biliteracy.
• AB 844 by Assemblymember Ricardo Lara (D-South Gate) – Student government: students qualifying for exemption from nonresident tuition: California Community Colleges: governing board membership.
• AB 1056 by Assemblymember Paul Fong (D-Mountain View) – Public postsecondary education: community colleges.
• AB 1330 by Assemblymember Warren Furutani (D-Long Beach) – Graduation requirements: career technical education.
• SB 128 by Senator Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) – School facilities funding: high-performance schools.
• SB 140 by Senator Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) – Instructional materials.
• SB 300 by Senator Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) – Pupil instruction: instructional materials: content standards.
• SB 361 by Senator Tom Berryhill (R- Stanislaus) – School funding: minimum schoolday: Center for Advanced Research and Technology.
• SB 429 by Senator Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) – Before and after school programs: After School Education and Safety Program: supplemental grants.
• SB 451 Senator Curren Price (D-Los Angeles) – Student financial aid: Cal Grant C awards.
• SB 461 by Senator Sam Blakeslee (R-San Luis Obispo) – High school equivalency certificates.
• SB 509 by Senator Curren Price (D-Los Angeles) – Instructional materials.
• SB 537 by Senator Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) – California Cadet Corps.
• SB 611 by Senator Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) – Public postsecondary education: University of California. A signing message can be found here.
• SB 612 by Senator Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) – Postsecondary education: instructional strategies. A signing message can be found here.
• SB 650 by Senator Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) – Postsecondary education: the College Promise Partnership Act.
• SB 753 by Senator Alex Padilla (D-Pacoima) – Pupils: English learners: assessment.
• SB 821 by Senator Jean Fuller (R-Bakersfield) – School district reorganization: fiscal actions affecting newly organized or reorganized school districts.
• SB 835 by Senator Lois Wolk (D -Davis) – Public contracts: University of California: pilot program: best value procedures.

The Governor also announced that he has vetoed the following bills:

• AB 47 by Assemblymember Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) – Schools: open enrollment. A veto message can be found here.
• AB 86 by Assemblymember Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) – Charter schools: authorization: petition. A veto message can be found here.
• AB 165 by Assemblymember Ricardo Lara (D-South Gate) – Pupil fees. A veto message can be found here.
• AB 202 by Assemblymember Julia Brownley (D-Santa Monica) – Local educational agencies: reimbursable state mandates. A veto message can be found here.
• AB 203 by Assemblymember Julia Brownley (D-Santa Monica) – Public schools: parent empowerment: school intervention. A veto message can be found here.
• AB 288 by Assemblymember Paul Fong (D-Mountain View) – Public postsecondary education: community colleges: expulsion hearing. A veto message can be found here.
• AB 450 by Assemblymember Bob Wieckowski (D-Fremont) – California State University: food service contracts. A veto message can be found here.
• AB 532 by Assemblymember V. Manuel Pérez (D-Coachella) – Pupil assessments. A veto message can be found here.
• AB 1021 by Assemblymember Richard Gordon (D-Redwood City) – Ballot measures: fiscal analysis. A veto message can be found here.
• AB 1034 by Assemblymember Mike Gatto (D-Burbank) – Charter schools. A veto message can be found here.
• AB 1310 by Assemblymember Warren Furutani (D-Long Beach) – Career technical education and workforce development. A veto message can be found here.
• SB 185 by Senator Ed Hernandez (D-Los Angeles) – Public postsecondary education.A veto message can be found here.
• SB 512 by Senator Curren Price (D-Los Angeles) – Academic Performance Index: pupil subgroups: performance data. A veto message can be found here.
• SB 547 by Senator Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) – Public school performance accountability. A veto message can be found here.
• SB 737 by Senator Mimi Walters (R-Laguna Niguel) – Organized camps. A veto message can be found here.

For full text of the bills, visit: http://leginfo.ca.gov/bilinfo.html .

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