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Posted May 19, 2014 in Site Pages

Big money pours into California schools20140519

Among California’s eight statewide constitutional offices, the superintendent of public instruction is a peculiar case.

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Posted October 20, 2014 in Site Pages

State schools chief Tom Torlakson

Welcome to the intensifying battle for the state’s top schools official, the hottest statewide race in California this fall. It’s an unusual development for the low-key office of state superintendent,...

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Posted October 25, 2014 in Site Pages

State schools chief race

The race to be California's schools chief is typically sleepy: Incumbents have little power but usually waltz to reelection. This year's contest, however, is one of the tightest and costliest on the...

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Posted September 29, 2014 in Site Pages

Schools challenger would drop tenure ruling appeal

The challenger in the unexpectedly tight race for California's elected schools chief said Thursday that if he wins in November he would immediately withdraw the state superintendent from an appeal of a...

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Posted May 20, 2014 in Site Pages

California schools better off with Tom Torlakson in charge20140520

As a teacher and school principal, I haven’t forgotten the trouble California’s schools were in when state Superintendent Tom Torlakson took office three years ago. School budgets were being...

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Posted May 06, 2014 in Site Pages

Torlakson race20140503

Tom Torlakson, the veteran lawmaker seeking a second term as California's elected superintendent of schools, and Marshall Tuck, a former charter school executive hoping to unseat him, are both Democra...

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Posted September 10, 2014 in Site Pages

Garcetti endorses Torlakson

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti today endorsed state Superintendent Tom Torlakson in his bid for reelection against Marshall Tuck, a former charter school executive. Citing his leadership in improving...

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Posted October 20, 2014 in the Blog

CTA President Urges Region II Members to Speak Our Truth to Voters

CTA President Dean E. Vogel, a kindergarten teacher from Vacaville, tells...

Posted October 23, 2014 in Site Pages

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Names California Teachers of the Year for 2015

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has named four CTA members as 2015 California Teachers of the Year, one of whom he nominated as California’s National Teacher of the Year.

Posted October 21, 2014 in the Blog

CTA President Warns: Billionaires Give Tuck More Than $6M

(Illustration above) Wealthy special interests have given Marshall Tuck, a former hedge fund...

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