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Fourth District PTA Advocacy Communicator
Download June Report 
 
CUCPTSA Legislation Report 
Download June Full Report   
 
June 2020 - List of Topics 
LOCAL UPDATE
  • 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 (continuing through August 4, 2020)
STATE UPDATE.
  • CAPTA Voting on Resolutions at CAPATA Virtual Convention in June 2020 List of Resolutions included in Report.
  • California lawmakers would spare K-12 schools from budget cuts - their budget would issue more IOUs if Congress doesnt deliver relief.
  • Gov. Newsoms revised budget would partially offset huge drop in revenue for K-12 schools, community colleges.
  • Most California districts would get more in federal aid that the would lose in budget cuts - Districts argue they still need more money.
  • Students should expect masks, temperature checks and a lot of hand washing under California guidance.
  • Californias schools cant open safely without more federal dollars, state schools chief says.
  • California districts could pursue teacher layoffs if new state budget cuts K-12 funding - CTA would lobby legislature to block districts from issuing pink slipsVoters could change Californias landmark property tax law after measure qualifies for ballot.
  • Live chat: LBUSD plans to offer a mix of on-campus and online classes in the fall.
  • Classes outside, face coverings and one way halls : How Los Angeles may reopen.
  • An enrollment crisis is coming for school districts.
  • With masks and social distance, these special ed students have already returned to school.
  • Virtual special education meeting popular in some districts, but major hurdgles in others.

FEDERAL UPDATE

  • Education funding in new stimulus bill in House fall far short of education leaders requests.
  • School meal programs seek relief, plan for an uncertain summer.
  • Fauci urges caution, step by step approach to reopening schools.
  • Were about to have the longest summer vacation ever. Thats going to be a problem. Unless we act fast, some students are going to become a new set of pandemic victims
  • Democrats ask for $12 billion for special education in next coronavirus bill
IMPORTANT DATES:

 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


Article Archives
CUCPTSA Legislation Advocacy Report - February 2019
 
CUCPTSA Legislation Advocacy Report - March 2018
 
CUCPTSA Legislation Advocacy Report - November 2017

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