Legislation would make child abuse reporting training mandatory in California schools

Next month, the state Assembly education committee will begin discussing legislation to require that school employees receive child abuse reporting training every year.

After two years of reports by this newspaper of various school employees failing to properly report child abuse, Assemblyman Mike Gatto, D-Burbank, introduced Assembly Bill 1432, which would change state law from "strongly encouraging" training to "requiring annual training," including yearly proof of such education.

 

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