Legislation Reports

-The contents of the attached articles may be used for CUCPTSA Unit Newsletters or other communications based on the Guidelines for Advocacy  in publications.  Always note the source of the information on any article or portion of the article included in a newsletter or website.  Please contact one of the Legislation Chairs at legislation@cucptsa.com if there are any questions concerning the content

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List of content topics
  • Board voted 7-0 to place two School Facility Improvement Districts sbond - SFID #2 - San Clemente/part of Capistrano Beach; SFID #3 Dana Point, Laguna Niguel and Aliso Viejo.
  • Fourth District Advocacy Training Forum on Friday, November 22, 2019 from 9:30-11:30 am.  Click here for more information.
  • Fourth District Sacramento Safari February 24 & 25, 2020. Registration is open.
  • Fourth District "Talking Points"
  • The California Legislative Session ended on September 13, 2019. Most legislation passed - list of items PTA supported ot opposed this year that became law or were vetoed.
  • Census 2020 Update
  • State Legislature Approves later start times for middle and high school students.
  • More information about later start times for students.
  • A $15 billion education construction bond will be on the March ballot - $9 billion for K-12; $6 billion for higher education.
  • Shorter, clearer (but maybe not more transparent)school accountability coming.
  • Student Vaping Epidemic has California schools frantically mobilizing.
  • How did students at your school do on Smarter Balanced tests?
  • Minimum Wage Hikes put Fiscal Squeeze on School Districts.
  • Identifying developmental delays is target of new California law.


  • Advocacy Letters for National PTA - Click Here to Take Action.
  • National PTA is considering 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, Post Secondary Access and Opportunity, 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 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 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 3, 2020 4th District Advocacy Forum     TBD 9:30 AM
April 17, 2020
Legislation/Advocacy Team Meeting   CUSD Room 29:30 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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