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Update on Berkeley Adult School

The long term fate of Berkeley Adult School, whether or not it will remain in place, share space with a new Elementary School or REALM Charter School, move to a new location, or be decentralized into several different locations, remains uncertain.   For back story on this situation, go here. At the Feb 24th, Wednesday meeting of the BUSD School Board, there ...

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Spring 2015 Legislative Events Addressing Adult Education

Your participation is the needed piece This Spring, there are several important committee meetings in Sacramento affecting Adult Education and Adult Schools.  The public is welcome at all these meetings and there is always a time for public comment at the end.  You do not need to make a reservation to attend.  Simply show up.  Getting there early assures you a ...

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Adult Ed Spring Events 2015

It’s Spring – and that means conferences and conventions and legislative hearings and meetings and lots of talk about budget leading up to July 1st, 2015, the start of a new fiscal year and a new era for Adult Education in California. Each event has its own focus.  Every event is a chance to connect with and learn from others.  Here’s ...

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Perspective: Down by the Riverside, Repairing My Wheels

(This is a Perspective Piece.  In this case, mine… my personal perspective on current affairs.)   Monterey Coast 2009 This weekend, I’ve been thinking back on another Presidents Day Valentine’s Day Combo Platter Weekend.? What’s that on the horizon? Way back in 2009. I remember it like it was yesterday, not just because I had a great time in Monterey with ...

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Two Don’t Miss Webinars on the Adult Ed Budget

Two don’t miss webinars on the Adult Ed Budget: 1.  Thursday, January 29th at 4 pm   CCAE webinar on the State Budget and Adult Ed.“We will be hosting our third webinar this Thursday, January 29th at 4 p.m. in order to provide an update on the Governor’s FY 15-16 Budget for adult education.   Our Legislative and Governmental Budget Advocate Dawn Koepke ...

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1/15/15 Update on Berkeley Adult School

An update about the situation at Berkeley Adult School from the Berkeley Adult School Facebook page.  (For the backstory on the situation, see this AEM post or this Berkeleyside article.) Some of the more than 100 supporters of the Berkeley Adult School at the board meeting. Photo: Seung Y. Lee The immense support, letter writing, social media/blog posting, phone calls and ...

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Edsource: “Governor’s Proposed Budget Called “A Gift” to Adult Education.”

From Edsource: Governor�s proposed budget called �a gift� to adult education January 15, 2015 | By Susan Frey | No Comments Liv Ames for EdSource Marco Estrella, right, and Yu Liu practice English in an ESL class at San Mateo Adult School. Share on facebookShare on twitterShare on emailShare on pinterest_shareMore Sharing Services67 The governor�s proposed budget, unveiled last week, ...

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CCAE’s Analysis of Brown’s Budget: Stability

Here is CCAE Legislative Analyst Dawn Koepke’s analysis of Gov. Brown’s Budget Proposal.   FY 15-16 Budget Overview – “Stability” By Dawn Koepke, CCAE Legislative Analyst We’ve been anxiously awaiting news, having worked so hard to make meaningful headway with the Administration and Department of Finance (DOF) on the future of adult education.  All of that hard work culminated in ...

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SYAS Proposal Parsing Post

Save Your Adult School is an amazing blog written by Kristen Pursley, one of the founding members of COSAS, Communities Organized to Support Adult Schools.  The blog is always chock full of facts, insight, and analysis. The most recent post is a phenomenal parsing of Governor Brown’s new Budget Proposal for 2015-16.  Because I think the post is so valuable ...

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Governor Brown’s Budget Proposal for Adult Education 2015-16

Here it is – Governor Brown’s Proposed Budget for 2015-16. It looks good for K12 Adult Schools.  3 key points: *  For existent K12 Adult Schools, a year more of being funded at MOE (Maintenance of Effort) clause levels directly through their district for existent. *  A block grant of 500 million dollars for Adult Education.  This money can only be spent on Adult ...

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