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Education - July 20 2015

CA Approves SB 200

The CALIFORNIA Assembly unanimously approves SB 200, which would allow the children of live-in working parents to attend school in the district where those parents work. It moves to Gov. Jerry Brown (D) for consideration (LEXISNEXIS STATE NET).

AK Signs HB 44

ALASKA Gov. Bill Walker (I) signs HB 44, which requires school districts to implement a training program that teaches staff to recognize signs of sexual abuse and educates students about dating violence and other forms of abuse (ANCHORAGE DAILY NEWS).

HI to Veto HB 553

HAWAII Gov. David Ige (D) announces he will veto HB 553, which would have granted collective bargaining rights to graduate assistants (KHON.COM [HONLULU]).

DE Vetoes HB 50

DELAWARE Gov. Jack Markell (D) vetoes HB 50, which would have allowed parents to opt their children out of state and district assessment testing. Gov. Markell also signed SJR 2, which requires state education officials to inventory all current assessment tests to determine which might be phased out (DELAWARE GOVERNOR’S OFFICE).