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Wednesday, August 9 2017

As much as parents obsess over their children’s education, it’s stunning that so many object to a proposal before the Legislature with a proven track record of improving school performance.

25th Dist. Senator Delivers Thousands of Signatures for No 710 Action Committe
Monday, July 24 2017

Sacramento, CA:  Last week, 25th District State Senator Anthony J. Portantino personally delivered to Governor Brown thousands of signatures on the No 710 Tunnel petition, rolling out an impressive scroll of signatures that activists opposed to the freeway tunnel have been collecting for several years. 

Thursday, July 13 2017

A landmark school start time bill crossed a major hurdle this week, passing out of the California Assembly’s Education Committee with bi-partisan support. 

Wednesday, July 12 2017

Sacramento, CA – Today, Senator Anthony J. Portantino (D – La Cañada Flintridge) presented SB 328 to the Assembly Education Committee. The Bill requires middle schools and high schools to start the school day no earlier than 8:30 a.m. SB 328 is based on recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics for the optimal time to start school for improved public health of teenage students.