FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 19, 2015
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Fiscal Committee Approves Education Reform Measures
Huff Legislation to Help Both Students and Schools
SACRAMENTO: Two important education reform measures authored by Senate Minority Leader Bob Huff (R-San Dimas) received unanimous support during a vote of the Assembly Appropriations Committee today and now face a full Assembly Floor vote. The measures extend the School District of Choice program and remove antiquated laws from the California Education Code that were rendered obsolete due to the adoption of the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF).
SB 597 extends the 22-year running School District of Choice program, which fosters public school choice by allowing parents to transfer their children to participating school districts without a transfer agreement. Continue reading