Letter Campaign for Adequate Funding for Adult Education #RestoreAdEd

The deadline for an approved budget for California is June 30.  Now is a key time to express to legislative leaders what our needs are in Adult Schools and Adult Education.   Below is information to help you with letter writing campaigns for adequate funding for Adult Education and in support Assembly Patty Lopez bill AB1846 which would increase funding for Adult Education ...

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Save Your Adult School: We Need to Serve 5 Million

Kristen Pursely, author of  the blog “Save Your Adult School,” shines a light on the current situation and brilliantly explains it all in the SYAS post below: We Need to Serve 5 Million Posted on May 22, 2016 by kpursley   California is home to 5.2 million adults who have less than a high school education, and community colleges and adult schools combined ...

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Hit Social Media with Hashtag #RestoreAdEd

Do you use social media? Hit it with the hashtag #RestoreAdEd to let legislative leaders know of the need to adequately fund Adult Education! You can directly post to the following facebook and twitter accounts: Governor Brown: @JerryBrownGov Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin De Le�n: @kdeleon Speaker Anthony Rendon: @Rendon63rd Assembly Budget Chair Phil Ting: @PhilTing Senate Budget Chair: @MarkLeno ...

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Press Enterprise Article: Bill Could Help Revive Inland Adult Schools

From the Press Enterprise: EDUCATION: Bill could help revive Inland adult schools State legislation would restore funding for programs decimated by budget cuts during the recession.    EDUCATION: Bill could help revive Inland adult schools Hit the link to read the article. Print Photo Share Pin It 1 of 5 More Galleries Guadalupe Marquez, 36, of San Bernardino works in ...

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Assembly Member Patty Lopez’ Office Call To Action

From the Office of Assembly Member Patty Lopez Hi Everyone, I would like to announce that we will begin to increase our pressure to the Governor and the State Legislature through the budget process as the legislature has until June 15 to pass a budget. Our Call to Action We are asking students, teachers, and community members to wear red ...

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AB1846 Fact Sheet and Update

Assembly Member Patty Lopez produced the following fact sheet about AB1846.    Assembly Member Lopez authored the bill which is now co-authored by Republican Assembly Member Rocky Chavez and Democrat Assembly Member Eduardo Garcia.The bill goes to Assembly Appropriations on Wednesday, May 11, at 9 am in Room 4202.  The merits of the bill as it regards to its financial impact  will be heard at ...

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Comments on the Edsource Article

A lot of information, insight, and wisdom is to be found in the comments on the Edsource article, “Bill Would Increase Funding for Adult Education by 250 Million.”  As of Wednesday evening, May 4, 2016, here are the comments so far: Jae Woon Jeong: I came from Korea last year and have been studying English at Pacific Grove Adult School ...

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AB1846 to Assembly Education Committee Wed, April 20, 2016

AB1846, the bill that would increase funding for Adult Education by 250 million, will go to the Assembly Education Committee this Wednesday, April 20 at 1:30 in room 5160.   If the bill becomes law, funding for Adult Education would increase to 750 million, which is more or less what it was prior to all the cuts. Attending the meeting and ...

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