Posted May 14, 2014 in Site Pages
Brown signs law requiring political nonprofits20140514
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 May 06, 2014 in Site Pages
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...
Posted September 10, 2014 in Site Pages
Supporting teachers is the way
All students in California deserve great teaching. The recent Vergara lawsuit suggested that eliminating teachers' due process rights is the best way to achieve this. But if it were that simple, the highest...
Posted June 12, 2014 in Site Pages
Tuck to Torlakson Dont appeal Vergara ruling
Portending what could become a major policy issue in November's runoff for state superintendent of public instruction, challenger Marshall Tuck
called on incumbent Tom Torlakson
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...
Posted June 04, 2014 in Site Pages
Primary imperils some legislative comeback bids
California's top-two primary system delivered Election Day drama in a handful of state legislative contests, including for some former lawmakers who saw their comeback campaigns imperiled by Tuesday's...
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 24, 2014 in the Blog
The Latest Time Cover is a Sensationalist Outrage
Suggesting that due process makes it nearly impossible to fire teachers, Time's latest cover purposefully leaves the impression that there are many, many teachers in our public schools...
Posted April 30, 2014 in Site Pages
Member Campaign Resources
Resources to use when preparing for the November 2014 General Election.
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