|SCASA Bill of 1979|
Seal of the State of California
|State Legislature of California|
|A Bill to establish the School Curriculum and Standards Authority, a regulatory and governing body for all Californian State Schools, as part of an initiative of the State Government to improve education for all Californian children.|
|Territorial extent||State of California|
|Introduced by||C.A. Paynter|
The SCASA Bill of 1979 is a proposed piece of legislation introduced in California by Governor Corbin Archer Paynter, Sr. to establish the School Curriculum and Standards Authority. SCASA is intended to be a regulatory and governing body for all Californian State Schools. Under SCASA's direction, improvements to California's education system are planned.
Be it enacted by the Senate and State Assembly of the State of California in the State Legislature assembled:
Section 1: This Bill shall hereafter be referred to as the School Curriculum and Standards Authority Bill of 1979
Section 2: Upon enactment, the School Curriculum and Standards Authority (SCASA) shall be established as a branch of the Californian Department of Education.
Section 3: Upon establishment, SCASA shall fulfil the following responsibilities:
- SCASA shall be the regulatory and governing body for all Californian State Schools;
- SCASA shall be responsible for the creation and maintenance of the Californian State Curriculum. Any change to the State Curriculum shall be at the discretion of SCASA, after approval by the Department of Education.
- All State Schools shall be placed under the authority of SCASA.
- Q1 1979 — Introduced by Governor Paynter