Tag Archives: Budget

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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A4CAS Update on AB1846

An update from A4CAS (Alliance for California Adult Schools) on AB1846, the Patty Lopez bill that would increase funding from 500 million to 750 million: Great news! Assembly Bill 1846 (Lopez) passed through the Assembly’s Higher Ed Committee yesterday with a unanimous YES vote (12-0). It will move to the Assembly’s Education Committee next week, followed by the Appropriations Committee. ...

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“Why California’s Adult Schools Need More Money” – from Save Your Adult School

With permission from Kristen Pursley: Why California�s Adult Schools Need More Money Posted on March 26, 2016 by kpursley   While California�s economy  rebounds, and educational institutions from K-12 schools to universities receive healthy increases in funding, California�s adult schools remain mired in the great recession.  A new bill authored by Assemblywoman Patty Lopez (D-San Fernando), AB 1846, seeks to remedy ...

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CFT Resolution 4 “Ensure Adult Education Exists in Best and Fullest Capacity” Passes at the CFT 2016 State Conference

In mid January, CFT Local 4681 of San Mateo Adult School wrote and passed a resolution about Adult Education.  You can the Local 4681 resolution in full here.   Local 4681 then took their resolution, titled, “Resolution to Ensure that Adult Education Exists in Best and Fullest Capacity” to the CFT Adult Education Commission on January 23rd.   The Adult Education Commission ...

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Letter Campaign to Governor Brown for Adequate Funding of Adult Education

Borrowed from Kristen Pursley’s blog Save Your Adult School: Urgent:  Write Governor Brown Today to Request Restoration of Adult Education Funding to $750 Million Posted on February 28, 2016    Between 2008 and 2012, funding for California�s adult schools was slashed by half and never restored.  Adult schools have a new mandate to partner more closely with community colleges and ...

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Why Do YOU Love Adult Education? Share Your Answers With Your State Legislators Through Photos

 Why do YOU love Adult Education? As AB 1846, Assembly Member Patty Lopez’ bill to increase funding for Adult Education to pre-crash levels begins to wend its way through committees, that’s a good question to ask. And the answers are important to share with legislators. Since a picture speaks a thousand words, consider sharing this information with photographs. Samples below. ?? Assembly ...

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Act Now to Support AB 1846: Bill to Increase Funding for Adult Education

Long-time supporter of Adult EducationAssembly Member Patty Lopezbefore she was elected to the Legislature Thanks to Assembly Member Patty Lopez, we have the chance to increase funding for Adult Education by $250 million to pre-collapse levels.   This funding is crucial to meet the needs of our people.  The bill was released on Wednesday, February 10.   This date is the beginning ...

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