Torrance, CA – Assemblymember Al Muratsuchi (D-Torrance), Chair of the Assembly Education Committee, introduced Assembly Bill 2226, a measure requiring children to attend one year of kindergarten before enrolling in first grade, beginning with the 2026-2027 school year. This would thereby make kindergarten mandatory, and ensuring children are well prepared to enter first grade
Torrance, CA - Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 483, which will expand access to school-based health and mental health services by making it easier for schools to participate in the Local Education Agency Billing Option Program (LEA BOP) and receive federal Medicaid reimbursement for health services provided to Medi-Cal eligible students.
Torrance, CA – Assembly Bill 899, which will help protect babies by requiring baby food manufacturers to test their products for toxic heavy metals, was signed into law today by Governor Gavin Newsom.
Bill would close the wage gap between teachers and college graduates in other fields