Monthly Archives: September 2012

Yes! Governor Brown Signs 5 School Discipline Bills

After hearing from Californians from all corners of the state concerned with harsh school discipline rules, Governor Jerry Brown has given his stamp of approval to five bills to fix some of the worst problems. He signed the final bill, AB 1909, just hours before the Sept. 30 deadline, to ensure that social workers and ... Read More

Seven Bills Head to Governor Jerry Brown’s Desk

As students, parents, and educators get ready for this academic year, seven school discipline reform bills sit at Governor Jerry Brown’s desk. Laura Faer, an attorney with Public Counsel Law Center, points out the disturbing fact that “California issues more suspensions than diplomas each year.” Mail or fax your letters of support to (916) 558-3177 by this ... Read More