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Student Advisory Board on Legislation in Education

February 20 – 22, 2017

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Delegates from the Student Advisory Board on Education in along with a number of new delegates meet in Sacramento in February as the Student Advisory Board on Legislation in Education (SABLE). They refine the ideas and proposals from SABE to present to the Assembly Committees on Education.

SAMPLE SCHEDULE

VIDEO PRESENTATION OF 2017 SABLE PARTICIPANTS
On February 22, 2017  SABLE members presented their education reform proposals to the Assembly Committee on Education in the senate chambers at the Capitol.

VIEW PRESENTATION

HOW THE CONFERENCE WORKS
At SABLE, students are divided into small groups, where they identify and discuss specific problems in the state’s education system. For three days students work long hours, expanding on these issues and brainstorming solutions. On the last day, each group incorporates the solutions they have developed into a proposal, and presents it to the California Senate Education Committee. In the past, results from SABLE have included altering statewide graduation requirements for High School students, and changes in curriculum. This is the only conference in the nation that allows students to directly voice their concerns to the Senate and Assembly Committees on Education, and the results have made a big impact in our schools.

PARTICIPANTS
At SABLE, students have the unique opportunity to follow up on proposals that were created during the Student Advisory Board on Education (SABE) conference in November. Though non-SABE delegates are also invited to attend SABLE, SABE delegates are highly encouraged to come to SABLE and present their refined proposals to the Assembly Committees on Education.

SABLE DATE AND LOCATION
SABLE will take place Dates: February 20-22, 2017 in Sacramento.

FUNDING AND SCHOLARSHIPS
All students should be able to participate, regardless of their financial situations, and we will work with you ensure you are able to attend. Schools are responsible for the registration costs, although some students do cover their own fees. We understand that time is limited, and we will work with you to ensure proper processing of payments.

Many community groups will also be interested in sponsoring your work at the state level. Please refer to this fundraising guide used by delegates from the 2008 SABE program to obtain funding. Feel free to get in touch if you would like more help and guidance.

Please remember that very few limited need-based scholarships are available for students (on a first come basis) if they are not able to secure funding from their families, schools, and communities. Please contact the CASC office at (510) 834-2272 or cascmail@aol.com with additional conference questions.

CASC CONTACT INFORMATION
For questions, or more information, please contact the CASC office at (510) 834-2272 or cascmail@aol.com. You may also contact Education Policy Director Sam Goidell at samuel.goidell@casc.net.

PAST SABLE PROPOSALS

SABLE 2016 Proposals
SABLE 2015 Proposals
SABLE 2014 Proposals
SABLE 2012 Proposals
SABLE 2010 Proposals
SABLE 2009 Proposals
SABLE 2008 Proposals
SABLE 2007 Proposals
SABLE 2006 Proposals
SABLE 2004 Proposals
SABLE 2003 Proposals
SABLE 2002 Proposals