All schools in California are affected by laws that are the result of the Williams lawsuit settlement. Known as the "Williams legislation," the laws seek to ensure that all students have equal access to the basics of a quality education: textbooks, safe and decent school facilities and qualified teachers.
Teacher Assignment
Monitoring whether teachers have proper classroom assignments and certifications Certification Website

LACOE submits an annual report with final monitoring statistics, including the total number of classes at low-performing schools. For more information, contact: Carolina Rangel at (562) 922-6504 or 
Instructional Materials
Determining whether students have access to sufficient instructional materials Instructional Materials Website

LACOE reviews a minimum of 20% of the classrooms to determine sufficient Standards aligned instructional materials in English Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, History/Social Science, Foreign Language, Health, and Science. 
Inspecting buildings to determine that they are in "Good Repair" 
Facilities Website

LACOE inspects approximately 50% of classrooms and all of the common areas to determine if the school is clean, safe and functional. 
Williams Legislation Information
 Williams Instructional Materials Meeting PowerPoint July 21 2021 Williams Instructional Materials Meeting PowerPoint July 21 2021
PowerPoint from Williams Instructional Materials presentation on July 22, 2020...Read more
CDE - Williams Case COVID-19 FAQsCDE - Williams Case COVID-19 FAQs
Williams Case COVID-19 FAQs - Williams Case (CA Dept of Education) July 6 2020...Read more
Williams-Memo-Digital-Instructional-Materials-2015-CCSESA-and-ACLU...Read more
CDE - Instructional Material FAQCDE - Instructional Material FAQ
Instructional Materials Funding and Williams Case Frequently Asked Questions and Answers...Read more
Fact Sheet (English)Fact Sheet (English)
View a fact sheet in English....Read more
Fact Sheet (Spanish)Fact Sheet (Spanish)
View a fact sheet in Spanish...Read more
Uniform Complaint ProcessUniform Complaint Process
Read more about the Williams Uniform Complaint Process and obtain sample forms and notices....Read more
Monitoring ReportsMonitoring Reports
Download LACOE's reports on the results of Williams-mandated school visits and monitoring....Read more
Williams InformationWilliams Information
More information and updates regarding the Williams Legislation...Read more