Press Release

Thursday, June 22, 2017

STEM Briefing Will Strategize How to Best Prepare Students for Careers in Technology


Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond) Chair of the California State Assembly Select Committee on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Education is holding a briefing in San Francisco about preparing children for a career in technology. San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) will make a presentation about their “Computer Science for All Students in SF” program, which reaches all students in SFUSD from pre-kindergarten to twelve grades.

Saturday, June 17, 2017
Thursday, June 15, 2017

Sacramento - Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D – Richmond) Issues the following statement regarding the passage of the 2017-2018 state budget agreement between the State Legislature and Governor Brown.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

AB 261 Gives Student Board Members Preferential Voting Rights

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Sacramento – Assembly Bill 462 authored by Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D- Richmond) allows the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) to assess resources that are geared to reducing unemployment as part of the Mental Health Act.

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Over $35 million in funding was awarded to schools through a law authored by Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond)/ AB 1014 was signed into law last year the Early Intervention Attendance Grant Program provides grants to schools seeking to resolve attendance problems for pupils in grades K-3.

“I am thrilled to see that our schools are taking advantage of the funding that has been made available to keep our most vulnerable students in school,” said Thurmond. “AB1014 will have a significant impact on our young learners, and assist school districts in their work towards getting all children to school every day.”

The California Learning Communities for School Success Program (LCSSP) provides funds to the Local Education Agency to support programs aimed at improving student outcomes by reducing truancy and supporting students who are at-risk of dropping out of school or are victims of crime.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Sacramento – Over $35 million in funding was awarded to schools via legislation authored by Assemblymember Tony Thurmond (D-Richmond).