CTA's only sponsored measure for 2014, AB 1444, by Assembly Education Chair Joan Buchanan (D-Alamo) and Assembly Member Shirley Weber (D-San Diego), has gained the Assembly's approval and is heading to the Senate Education Committee for its first hearing in the second house.
The bill is set for a hearing on Wednesday, June 18. Please contact members of the Senate Education Committee in their local district office and urge them to vote for AB 1444.
You can also click through to the Legislative Action Center. Use the site to identify your Senator and then call her/him at their office near you.
AB 1444 would help all students succeed by ensuring that they gain the skills they need before they start first grade. AB 1444 mandates kindergarten attendance as a prerequisite.