Prop 39 Plan Approved: Governor Signs Budget Bill

Governor Brown has signed the California budget bill, the final step in approval of the Legislature’s plan for distributing Prop 39 funds to schools in the state. Details of the agreement regarding distribution of funds, including an estimate of the amounts available in year one, can be found in a document provided by the legislature. Read more about Prop 39 Plan Approved: Governor Signs Budget Bill[…]

Legislature Passes Prop 39 Implementation Bill

State lawmakers have passed a budget bill that lays out guidelines for distribution of Proposition 39 funds. It is anticipated that Governor Brown will sign the bill. An estimated $464 million will go to to K-12 schools, community colleges, charter schools the first year, and about $550 million for the following four years. The majority of these Read more about Legislature Passes Prop 39 Implementation Bill[…]

Green Schools Improve Health, Student Performance

According to recent research from McGraw Hill Construction, the growth in green school building is about more than saving on utility bills. According to the authors of “New and Retrofit Green Schools,” the sector is unique because to decision makers, “the impact of green buildings on the health and well being of their students is as Read more about Green Schools Improve Health, Student Performance[…]