Tom Torlakson

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Pasadena Star-News
More California school districts footing the bill for college entrance examsfrom state law requiring the administration of the Smarter Balanced test. But
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 3 days ago
from state law requiring the administration of the Smarter Balanced test. But State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and State Board of Education President Michael Kirst denied the request in a letter in February, stating that... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
FPPC risks its reputation, why Trump should study Nixon, and the Berryhill backlashsometimes poorly worded, but altogether respectful argument for a kind of intel
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 5 days ago
sometimes poorly worded, but altogether respectful argument for a kind of intellectual diversity. And we can’t have that. Tom Torlakson: President Donald Trump wants to eliminate all federal funding for after-school, summer school and other... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Tell Trump to leave the kids alonethe 860,000 students now benefiting from after-school programs and summer schoo
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
the 860,000 students now benefiting from after-school programs and summer school so all our students come to school ready to learn and succeed. Tom Torlakson is state superintendent of public instruction. He can be contacted at ttorlakson@cde.ca.g... Read more
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The Mercury News
The later the better? Sleep-in bill would change school start times for some California studentsissue,” Glazer said. “But I’m not closing a door.” The California Department o
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
issue,” Glazer said. “But I’m not closing a door.” The California Department of Education, headed by State Superintendent Tom Torlakson, has not taken a position. Understandable. There’s a lot to ask about this bill. If students need more sleep,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Boss tells state workers: Kick ICE out of California labor officesto raise an alarm about increased immigration enforcement since President Donal
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 13 days ago
to raise an alarm about increased immigration enforcement since President Donald Trump’s election. State Superintendent Tom Torlakson in December encouraged local school districts to declare themselves “safe havens” from immigration enforcement... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Bill increases access to free lunch for low-income studentsreduced lunches,” Thurmond said in the press release. According to California
The Daily Californian / Posted 16 days ago
reduced lunches,” Thurmond said in the press release. According to California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, a strong supporter of the bill, CDE projects the bill will increase free lunch enrollment by about 400,000... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
New class leads to big gains in number of girls, minorities taking AP computer science examsand cover concepts that don’t require ownership of a computer, according to Sta
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 17 days ago
and cover concepts that don’t require ownership of a computer, according to State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. The board also created a 21-member advisory panel of computer science teachers and tech education experts to... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Woman Wages War on Hazing Culture That Led to Son's Deatha good example by not letting my devastation destroy me and being able to alway
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 19 days ago
a good example by not letting my devastation destroy me and being able to always put him first, no matter what.” Senator Tom Torlakson, D-Anitoch (left) and Debbie Smith (center) and attorney Alex Grab (right) introduced Senate Bill 1454 - better... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Woman Wages War on Hazing Culture That Led to Son's Deatha good example by not letting my devastation destroy me and being able to alway
NBC Bay Area / Posted 20 days ago
a good example by not letting my devastation destroy me and being able to always put him first, no matter what.” Senator Tom Torlakson, D-Anitoch (left) and Debbie Smith (center) and attorney Alex Grab (right) introduced Senate Bill 1454 - better... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
State Superintendent Willing to Fight to Keep After-School Programsscience and history here -- they are getting skills for life and we want those
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 28 days ago
science and history here -- they are getting skills for life and we want those kids to succeed," State Superintendent Tom Torlakson said. Torlakson spent Tuesday morning getting a first-hand look at the summer programs offered in the Robla... Read more

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