Legislation Reports

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Fourth District PTA Advocacy Communicator
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CUCPTSA Legislation Report 
Download May Full Report   
May 2020 - List of Topics 
  • Contact information for COVID-19 cases in OC and the 2020 Census
  • CUSD Board of Trustee Agendas
  • Fourth District Teleconferencing Points for Legislative Chairs 
  • CA PTA Monthly Advocacy Calls
  • California K-12 schools closed for in- person instruction due to COVID-19
  • Addressing California students loss of learning shapes plan to reopen schools
  • Can California schools put safety measures in place in time to open early?
  • The coming storm: big budget cuts, rising costs for California schools
  • On expert looks at K-12 budget cuts on the horizon
  • California school districts to get 5 month reprieve to adopt next years accountability plan


  • Extend the school year into the summer - online?
  • Schools need a big influx of federal money - with strings attached, union think tank argues
  • 4 states receive emergency education relief funds in federal package passed in March
  • Variations per student in what California districts will get in federal stimulus aid
  • Searchable database: How much will California school districts get in coronavirus funds?
  • As schools brace for more challenges, federal help is urgently needed
  • Districts exploring products that can keep buildings cleaner, and social distancing in schools
  • Special Education issues related to school closures
  • Advocacy letters for National PTA
  • Current Federal legislation bill status
List of content topics

 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 22, 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 Orientation
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 3, 2020 4th District Advocacy Forum     Cancelled 9:30 AM
May 7, 2020
Legislation/Advocacy Team Meeting   Zoom Meeting7:00 PM
May 8, 2020 Legislation/Advocacy Team Meeting   Zoom Meeting 9:00 AM
May 15-17, 2020 California State PTA Convention  Riverside - Cancelled 

* 2019-2020 PTA Presidents, Unit Legislation Representatives and
   Unit Special Ed Representatives are invited to Superintendent Parent Council

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