Legislation Reports

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Fourth District PTA Advocacy Communicator
CUCPTSA Advocacy Report  
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 Download September 2019 Full Report
 - List of content topics 
  • CUSD Board of Trustee meeting actions
  • Increase in June State Budget for Special Ed Funding 
  • Board Policy 3554 changes to before/after school outside food sales
  • Two School Facility Improvement Districts set up for future bond - SFID #2 - San Clemente/Capistrano Beach; SFID #3 Dana Point, Laguna Niguel and Aliso Viejo
  • New Communications online magazine - CUSD Insider - http://cusdinsider.org 
  • Fourth District "Talking Points"
  • Census 2020 to impact school funding
  • New push in California for later middle, high school start times
  • California School Accountability Dashboard
  • Governor, lawmakers agree on new controls on California charter schools
  • Second tax measure to fund California schools proposed for 2020 ballot


  • Punitive disciplines effectiveness hazy as schools fight teen vaping
  • The Scientific Debate Over teens, Screens, and Mental Health
  • Opinion: Its time to change the conversation around music education and its impact on student success
  • Map: How Much Money Each State Spends Per Student
  • Op-Ed by National PTA - Its time to fix our nations public school buildings
  • National PTA positions on the 116th Congress education related legislation proposals.  Topics: Child Health and Safety; Education Technology and Student Data Privacy, Elementary and Secondary Education, Federal Investments in Education, Gun Safety and Violence Prevention, Special Education

 Date  Event  Location  Time
September 6, 2019 Legislation/Advocacy Team Meeting   CUSD Room 2 9:30 AM
September 20, 20194th District Training for Advocacy Reps  TBD9:30 AM
October 4, 2019 Legislation/Advocacy Team Meeting    CUSD Room 2 9:30 AM
November 8, 2019 
Legislation/Advocacy Team Meeting     CUSD Room 2 9:30 AM 
November 8, 2019 
4th District Advocacy Forum TBD9:30 AM
December 6, 2019 Legislation/Advocacy Team Meeting     CUSD Room 2 9:30 AM 
January 10, 2020 Legislation/Advocacy Team Meeting     CUSD Room 2 9:30 AM 
January 24, 20204th District Advocacy Forum  TBD9:30 AM
February 7, 2020 Legislation/Advocacy Team Meeting     CUSD Room 2 9:30 AM 
 February 14, 2020 4th District Sacramento Safari OrientationTBD 9:30 AM
 February 24-25, 20204th District Sacramento Safari  Sacramento 
March 6, 2020  Legislation/Advocacy Team Meeting    CUSD Room 2 9:30 AM
April 17, 2020 Legislation/Advocacy Team Meeting     CUSD Room 2 9:30 AM
April 17, 2020
4th District Advocacy Forum 
TBD 9:30 AM
May 8, 2020 Legislation/Advocacy Team Meeting    CUSD Room 2 9:30 AM
May 15-17, 2020 California State PTA Convention  Riverside 

* 2018-2019 PTA Presidents, Unit Legislation Representatives and
   Unit Special Ed Representatives are invited to Superintendent Parent Council

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Mission Viejo, CA  92690  
Elizabeth Mordock - 2018-2019 President
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