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| Thursday, Sep 5, 2019
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SACRAMENTO — Assemblywoman Christy Smith is pleased to announce three of her education bills passed the California State Senate on Thursday, clearing a key hurdle.

The following bills received unanimous support and are now awaiting the Governor’s signature:

· Assembly Bill (AB) 543 makes information and resources on sexual harassment prevention and procedures more accessible to high school students.
· AB 1233 waives AP exam fees for low-income students and foster youth.
· AB 1729 increases high school summer enrollment in community college courses.

“As a lifelong education advocate, I’m proud my bills will contribute to advancing the best student outcomes,” Smith, D-Santa Clarita, said. “These bills promote a safe environment in schools, equity in standardized testing and greater pathways to higher education. I look forward to their signing into law.”

Assemblywoman Christy Smith represents California’s 38th Assembly District, which includes the communities of Santa Clarita, Simi Valley, Agua Dulce, Castaic, Santa Susana Knolls and North San Fernando Valley.

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  1. joe murphy says:

    Three worthless taxpayer funded services that involved parents should be involved in. Why should the hard working middle class taxpayer have to pay for low income families? So much liberal/ democratic party BS to get election votes

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