SAN FRANCISCO – California State Senator Mark Leno, D-San Francisco, will join homeless youth advocates and other elected officials in San Francisco on Friday to announce important new legislation that gives homeless youth greater access to high school proficiency and equivalency exams.
SB 252 would prohibit the Department of Education or testing companies from charging an exam fee to young people in California who are homeless
Press Conference Announcing SB 252:
Access to Education for Homeless Youth
Senator Mark Leno, D-San Francisco
Assemblymember David Chiu, D-San Francisco
Assemblymember Phil Ting, D-San Francisco
California Coalition for Youth
California Homeless Youth Project
Larkin Street Youth Services
National Association for the Education of Homeless Children and Youth
WHEN: Friday, March 13, 10 am.
WHERE: Larkin Street Youth Services
134 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102