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In this Thursday, June 1, 2017 photo, Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, D-San Diego talks with Assembly Marc Levine, D-San Rafael, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. The Assembly approved Weber's bill, AB1220 that would give public school teachers three years to earn a permanent status designation known as tenure. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

In this Thursday, June 1, 2017 photo, Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, D-San Diego talks with Assembly Marc Levine, D-San Rafael, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. The Assembly approved Weber's bill, AB1220 that would give public school teachers three years to earn a permanent status designation known as tenure. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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