OC Breeze: Senator Newman’s SB 455 signed by Governor Brown

Tuesday, September 12 2017

Senator Josh Newman (D-Fullerton) has had another measure signed into law by Governor Jerry Brown. Senate Bill (SB) 455 will allow military families moving to California to register their children in any California school district in advance of their Permanent Change of Station order.

“The families of military service members also serve their country,” said Newman. “Since the children of active duty military families are required to move into new schools many times throughout their educational careers, we need to ensure their transition can be as simplified as possible so that they do not fall behind their peers. I thank Governor Brown for understanding the importance of this issue to California’s military families.”

SB 455 will allow all military families to benefit from pre-transfer enrollment by clarifying that children of military parents can transfer to any school district where they will be residing, so long as they provide proof of residence within 10 days of the prescribed date of the Permanent Change of Station order.... (Read Full Text)