Nonprofit organizations that make political contributions in California will have to disclose more information about the source of their money under a law Gov. Jerry Brown signed on May 14.
Posted December 14, 2011 in Site Pages
Testing and Standards
CTA responds to a controversial series of articles promoting the use of student test scores to measure an individual teacher's effectiveness.
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.
Posted August 29, 2014 in Site Pages
Tom Torlakson will appeal California teacher tenure ruling
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson will appeal the June court ruling that California’s teacher tenure laws are unconstitutional, he decided Friday. “The people who dedicate...
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,...
Posted June 04, 2014 in Site Pages
School bonds parcel taxes win big
Tuesday’s primary election proved to be a good day for supporters of school construction bonds and parcel taxes.
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