Tag Archives: Budget

CFT Local 4681’s Resolution to Ensure that Adult Education Exists in Best and Fullest Capacity

CFT Local 4681, out of San Mateo Adult School, passed the following resolution: Resolution to Ensure that Adult Education Exists in Best and Fullest Capacity Whereas education is a human right for people of all ages, and Whereas Adult Schools have been serving the people of California from every community, including those with the greatest needs and least resources, for over ...

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Perspective: Run, Don’t Walk to See “The Big Short” To Understand How Everything Happened

This is a Perspective piece.  Mine – Cynthia Eagleton’s. Too often, the conditions out of which bad things happen, never get examined. Poor health, economic collapse, the devastation of Adult Education, or any other bad thing – you can always trace them back to conditions. In a diabetic coma?  Did you check your blood sugar levels this morning?  Take your ...

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CCAE Legislative Analyst Dawn Koepke’s Analysis of Gov. Brown’s 2016-17 Budget Proposal

From CCAE Legislative Analyst Dawn Koepke: Governor Releases FY 16-17 Budget Package   Last week Governor Brown released his proposed $170 billion ($122 General Fund) FY 16-17 budget package that provides his initial road map for state spending in FY 16-17.  It is merely the opening salvo in a long process that will play out with legislative budget hearings and ...

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Edsource: “Website Tracks State’s Progress In Providing Adult Education”

From Edsource: Adult Education Website tracks state’s progress in providing adult education By Susan Frey | January 12, 2016 | 1 Comment Liv Ames for EdSource Marco Estrella, right, and Yu Liu practice English in an ESL class at San Mateo Adult School. California�s experiment in rethinking adult education can now be monitored through a website created by the Legislative ...

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Asm Patty Lopez Highlights Importance of Adult Education Funding

Press Release Assemblywoman Patty L�pez Highlights Importance of Adult Education Funding  Created: Thursday, 07 January 2016 08:44  SACRAMENTO, CA ? On the heels of Governor Brown�s speech regarding California�s 2016-2017 budget Thursday morning, Assemblywoman Patty L�pez (D-San Fernando) issued the following statement: �We live in a state with a population of nearly 40 million people ? more than a quarter ...

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CCAE: At Attempt at Clarity to Avoid Audit Exceptions & Penalties

From CCAE Legislative Analyst Dawn Koepke: An Attempt at Clarity to Avoid Audit Exceptions & Penalties We’ve heard from across the state that you all are working earnestly to implement the new era of adult education; however, you’ve also shared questions and concerns about the details of moving forward.  I believe we can all agree that the Adult Ed Block ...

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Montebello Community Adult Ed Advocates August Newsletter

From the Adult Education Advocates in the Montebello CommunityCalifornia Adult Education______________________________________________                                                A Newsletter on Adult Education in California August 2015 FEES IN ADULT EDUCATION NEED LEGISLATION THIS 2015 SESSION Legislation on fees in adult education is needed before the Legislature adjourns in September.  At a minimum, the provisions of AB 189 (Eng, 2011) need to be extended since they sunset ...

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Older Adults Adult Education in the News and in the Budget

In the final part of the budget process, funding for Older Adults Adult Education ( — to at least some degree), was added into trailer bill AB104.  The new budget was signed by Governor Brown and it goes into effect tomorrow July 1, 2015.   The new trailer bill language in AB104 can be found here.Here are three articles and an announcement ...

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AB104: New Rules for a New Era in Adult Education

AB104 is the trailer bill about Adult Education.Go here to read AB104 in full.Go here to get to it via the AB86 website (the place to go for info about the new Regional Consortia system). There are lots of things to learn and understand.Here are a few bits.  First, from the AB86 website: AB104: Adult Education Block Grant The California Legislature ...

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