Drinking water quality in schools is a popular issue in the Legislature this year, with a significant amount of bills introduced in this subject area. The objective of these bills, which CASH supports, is to ensure access to high quality, lead free drinking and cooking water in schools. CASH is concerned not about this worthy…

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From trout in the classroom to coding in the tech lab, Truckee Elementary is doing it all. Read this short article on best practices from the principal Valerie Simpson. Truckee Elementary School is a special place

The California School Dashboard is an online tool designed to help communities across the state access important information about K-12 districts and schools. The Dashboard features easy-to-read reports on multiple measures of school success. The Dashboard is just one step in a series of major shifts in public education, changes that have raised the bar…

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Here are EH&A articles previously written in December and another in March on this topic regarding the Governor’s proposal for distribution of Proposition 51 Bond funds. The Office of Public School Construction (OPSC) hosted a stakeholder input session yesterday to receive additional feedback on the proposed front-end grant agreement for School Facility Program projects. The grant agreement…

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A new regulation became operative on March 1, 2017, that affects all commercial organizations including school districts. Under Health and Safety Code Section 118600, all single-user toilet facilities in any business establishment, place of public accommodation, or state or local government agency shall be identified as all-gender toilet facilities by signage that complies with Title…

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