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Policy Recommendations for California in the Wake of Free Care

California's School-Based Health Alliance has released a report which focuses on the expanded role that schools can…


Bills We're Watching: 2015 Legislation

The California Legislature has begun hearing bills that are up for consideration this term. Below is a list of key…


California Senator Carol Liu Proposes New School MAA Legislation, SB 123

California Senator Carol Liu is following up her successful petition to the California State Auditor for a review of…


California Receives Federal Approval for New School MAA Program Plan

Following two years of negotiation with federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), California's…


New Resources for California LEAs Implementing IDEA Parental Consent Requirements

Earlier this year the federal government made changes to parental consent requirements for school districts seeking…


Campaign to Include Student Health Indicators in California's Revised API

Last year, the California legislature passed a law which requires the revision of the state's Academic Performance…


CDE Releases Guidelines for Compliance with Revised IDEA Parental Consent Requirements

On March 13, 2013, California's Department of Education (CDE) released a letter to assist local educational agencies…


DHCS Publishes the 2012 Report to Legislature on the LEA Billing Option Program

As part of Senate Bill 231 (2001, Ortiz), the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is required to file…


CDE Announces Race to the Top: District Competition

The U.S. Department of Education (ED) Race to the Top District (RTTT-D) Competition provides $400 million in grant…


New Student Mental Health Policy Workgroup Convened

The California Department of Education (CDE) today announced a Student Mental Health Policy Workgroup will soon meet to…