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EIA Workshops - Back by Request!

Posted on January 08, 2008

Since holding its Economic Impact Aid (EIA) workshops in August of 2007, School Innovations & Advocacy has had numerous requests to revisit this series. Due to popular demand, SI&A proudly announces upcoming dates - February 4th, February 6th and March 11th, 2008.

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SI&A Partners with CAASFEP

Posted on September 28, 2007

School Innovations & Advocacy (SI&A) is proud to announce a strategic alliance with the California Association of Administrators of State and Federal Education Programs (CAASFEP) to provide increased support for categorical directors. Peter Birdsall, SI&A’s Executive Director, said this of the new partnership, “We look forward to working together to provide quality, timely professional development, legislative updates and consulting to keep CAASFEP on the front-end of federal and state policy changes.”

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Senate Bill 86

Posted on August 28, 2007

Senate Bill 86 was signed into law on 8/24/07 by the Governor. With its passage, a few things have changed slightly regarding mandates. They are…

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Final 2007-08 Budget Passes

Posted on August 24, 2007

As you know, earlier this week, the California Legislature passed a budget bill to the Governor. The budget, stalled in the Senate for weeks, passed with 27 votes, the minimum number required for passage. The education budget trailer bills contained the same provisions that were passed by the Assembly in July, meaning there were no tweaks to the education portion of the budget.

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