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State Budget workshops

Governor's Budget Workshop

January 17, 19, 2024
In January, Governor Gavin Newsom will present his sixth State Budget proposal, as he approaches the midpoint of his second term as California’s chief executive officer. After making significant spending adjustments in the 2023-24 Enacted Budget to reflect underwhelming state revenues . . .

Subject-Based workshops

December 5, 2023

Planning for Reductions in Force

Layoff procedures for local educational agency (LEA) employees are complicated and restrictive, and the timelines prescribed by the statute do not align with the State Budget timelines. The passage of Assembly Bill 438, which applies the existing layoff protocols granted to certificated . . .
December 12, 2023

LCAP—From Accountability to Compliance

Just when we think the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) is status quo, something changes. The 2024-25 LCAP will not only be the start of a new three-year cycle, it will also usher in changes to the template informed by the return of the full . . .
January 30, 2024

Dollars and Cents of Collective Bargaining

State revenues continue to lag and the forecast for education funding is showing signs of a significant pause in the high cost-of-living adjustments received in recent years. These elements combined statewide declining enrollment will create new financial challenges for . . .

Online workshops