Among California’s eight statewide constitutional offices, the superintendent of public instruction is a peculiar case.
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 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 December 19, 2012 in Site Pages
Strategic Long Term Planning
The California Teachers Association has embarked upon a strategic planning process, at the direction of its State Council of Education, and under the guidance of the Labor Education and Research Center...
Posted February 11, 2013 in California Educator
Read Across America — Reading Takes You Places!
Help teach children that Reading Takes You Places by getting involved in Read Across America 2013!
2013 Book Selection — Our California
Surf waves in San...
Posted March 23, 2012 in California Educator
Read Across America
Once again, Read Across America has inspired children of all ages to sink their teeth into a good book. Educators and parents were joined by firefighters, professional athletes, news anchors, city officials and community m...
Posted January 31, 2012 in California Educator
Get ready for Read Across America
No matter what your taste, get ready to “Sink Your Teeth Into a Good Book” for Read Across America 2012! This year we’ll be featuring two books to tantalize your reading interests....