By July of next year, it will be illegal for public schools in California to suspend students for low-level behavior issues after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed legislation banning "willful defiance" suspensions among TK through 12th grade students throughout the state.
A step has been taken toward more transparency in the VC space. On Oct. 8, 2023, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 54, a law that mandates VC firms to release annual reports regarding the number of diverse founders they’re investing in — making it the inaugural law focused on increasing diversity in VC funding in the U.S.
Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Senate Bill 274 on Sunday, putting an end to suspensions for “willful defiance” for middle and high school students, as well as suspensions and expulsions due to tardiness or truancy.