Education

CalChamber Urges Congress to Help Childcare Providers

California’s economy is slowly reopening, indicated by increased sales, fewer unemployment claims, and more traffic. But many residents who cannot work from home may...

Triskaidekaphobia: Noun – Fear Concerning the Number 13

Failure is an orphan, but in politics its authors still need a fall guy. Hence the odd notion being advanced that the statewide school...
Capitol Insider

Triskaidekaphobia: noun – fear concerning the number 13

Failure is an orphan, but in politics its authors still need a fall guy. Hence the odd notion being advanced that the statewide school...
Capitol Insider

ACA 14: It’s a Prohibition, Not Just a Restriction!

There is a misconception about ACA 14…that it’s just a restriction on contracting out for the UC system. It’s not. It’s much worse. ACA...

Governor Forms Council to Examine Economic, Social Impacts of Higher Education in California

On Friday, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the formation of an 11-member Council for Post-Secondary Education that will serve as an “independent consultative resource to...
Ballot

Los Angeles Voters Decisively Reject Parcel Tax That Would Have Raised $500 Million Annually...

Setting back efforts to restore Los Angeles Unified to financial health, voters have decisively rejected a tax on real estate which would have raised...
Job Creators

Job Creator Bill Promoting Career Training Education in Committee Today

The Senate fiscal committee will consider today a California Chamber of Commerce-supported job creator bill establishing a public-private partnership program to help prepare students...

Capitol Insider: Rare Consensus for Education Reform

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computer science

Chambers Urge Stronger Link Between Career Technical Education Funding, Workforce Needs

The California Chamber of Commerce and a coalition of local chambers of commerce are asking legislators to broaden the criteria for career technical education...

CalChamber-Supported Workforce Development Bill to Become Law

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that will help increase California’s skilled workforce by authorizing a competitive grant program was signed earlier this month by...

Legislature Sends Workforce Development Bill to Governor

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that would help increase California’s skilled workforce by authorizing a competitive grant program has passed the Legislature and...

Assembly to Consider CalChamber-Supported Workforce Development Bill

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported bill that increases California’s skilled workforce by authorizing a competitive grant program is awaiting a vote on the Assembly...

CalChamber-Supported Bill Increases California’s Skilled Workforce

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported workforce development bill will be considered by the Senate fiscal committee when legislators return from their summer break. AB 1111...
Job Creators

Job Creator Bill Passes Assembly Education Committee

A California Chamber of Commerce-supported education bill aiming to increase the pool of skilled workers unanimously passed the Assembly Higher Education Committee this week. AB...

CalChamber-Supported Bill Increases Access to Computer Science

A California Chamber of Commerce-backed bill that promotes a coordinated effort by schools to offer computer science as part of their curriculum will be...

Convention to Explore Work-Based Learning Opportunities

Employers interested in learning more about work-based learning opportunities should attend the 2017 Linked Learning Convention, which will take place January 23–25, 2017 in...

Proposition 58: Newspapers Statewide Lend their Support

California Chamber of Commerce-supported Proposition 58 has newspapers across the state publishing editorials urging a “yes” vote on the measure. Proposition 58 amends and repeals...

CalChamber Backs Prop 51; Recommends Businesses Support Education Facilities Bond

The California Chamber of Commerce is urging its members to support Proposition 51, the Kindergarten through Community College Public Education Facilities Bond Act of...

CalChamber Takes Position on Proposition 58; Recaps Positions on All Ballot Measures

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently voted to support Proposition 58, the California Education for a Global Economy Initiative, on the...

CalChamber Takes Position on Proposition 58; Recaps Positions on All Ballot Measures

The California Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently voted to support Proposition 58, the California Education for a Global Economy Initiative, on the...