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MyMotherLode.com
Overview of State Propositionsthe bonds about $500 million per year for 35 years would need to be set aside.
Overview of State Propositions
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 hours ago
the bonds about $500 million per year for 35 years would need to be set aside. State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Torlakson says, “Prop. 51 allows local schools and community colleges to upgrade vocational education classrooms so... Read more
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Register Pajaronian
Pajaronian Proposed pesticide rules anger localsschools and child day-care facilities, and affect roughly 2,500 growers.� Cali
Pajaronian Proposed pesticide rules anger locals
Register Pajaronian / Posted 18 hours ago
schools and child day-care facilities, and affect roughly 2,500 growers.� California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said the new rules would be a tool for schools and parents in protecting students. �This regulation will... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Brown’s veto blocks tighter oversight of school money for poor kidsnot be appropriate,” Breshears wrote. The advice dismayed teacher unions, and
Brown’s veto blocks tighter oversight of school money for poor kids
The Sacramento Bee / Posted yesterday
not be appropriate,” Breshears wrote. The advice dismayed teacher unions, and a few weeks later, state schools chief Tom Torlakson, who had received heavy union support in a tough 2014 re-election campaign, countermanded Breshears. He... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
California creates pesticide buffer zones around schools and day caresand the affected facilities, said Charlotte Fadipe, a spokeswoman for the state
California creates pesticide buffer zones around schools and day cares
Los Angeles Times / Posted 2 days ago
and the affected facilities, said Charlotte Fadipe, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Pesticide Regulation. Tom Torlakson, the state superintendent of public instruction, said the new rules “will provide more information to schools... Read more
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Boston Herald
APNewsBreak: California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
APNewsBreak: California to ban some pesticides near schools
Boston Herald / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
APNewsBreak: California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
APNewsBreak: California to ban some pesticides near schools
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
California to ban some pesticides near schools
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
California to ban some pesticides near schools
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
APNewsBreak: California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
APNewsBreak: California to ban some pesticides near schools
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community,” Tom Torlakson, California’s public schools superintendent said in a statement. “This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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KTVN Reno
California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
California to ban some pesticides near schools
KTVN Reno / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
California to ban some pesticides near schools
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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WALB Albany
California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
California to ban some pesticides near schools
WALB Albany / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
California to ban some pesticides near schools
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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WTVM 9 Columbus
California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
California to ban some pesticides near schools
WTVM 9 Columbus / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
APNewsBreak: California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
APNewsBreak: California to ban some pesticides near schools
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community,” Tom Torlakson, California’s public schools superintendent said in a statement. “This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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KLTV 7 Tyler
California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
California to ban some pesticides near schools
KLTV 7 Tyler / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
APNewsBreak: California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
APNewsBreak: California to ban some pesticides near schools
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
California to ban some pesticides near schools
WGEM Quincy / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
California to ban some pesticides near schools
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
California to ban some pesticides near schools
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
California to ban some pesticides near schools
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
California to ban some pesticides near schools
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
California to ban some pesticides near schools
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
California to ban some pesticides near schools
The Record Searchlight / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
California to ban some pesticides near schools
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
California to ban some pesticides near schools
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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KXXV Waco
California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
California to ban some pesticides near schools
KXXV Waco / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
APNewsBreak: California to ban some pesticides near schoolsschools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff a
APNewsBreak: California to ban some pesticides near schools
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 2 days ago
schools already do a great job of communicating with students, parents, staff and the neighboring community," Tom Torlakson, California's public schools superintendent said in a statement. "This regulation will provide more information... Read more
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Orange County Register
3 Orange County schools win Blue Ribbon awardsof our educators, administrators, and communities to prepare our students for b
3 Orange County schools win Blue Ribbon awards
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
of our educators, administrators, and communities to prepare our students for both 21st century careers and college,” State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said in a statement. Contact the writer: 714-796-7829 or rkopetman@scng.... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial Roundup- the state PTA and school boards association, the teachers' unions, school adm
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
- the state PTA and school boards association, the teachers' unions, school administrators and state schools Superintendent Tom Torlakson, as well as major business groups. The opposition is being led by Ron Unz, the Silicon Valley entrepreneur who... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Give students and parents more choice– the state PTA and school boards association, the teachers’ unions, school adm
Give students and parents more choice
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
– the state PTA and school boards association, the teachers’ unions, school administrators and state schools Superintendent Tom Torlakson, as well as major business groups. The opposition is being led by Ron Unz, the Silicon Valley entrepreneur who... Read more
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Desert Dispatch
California schools' new accountability system welcomed by local educatorsmay need help,” Kirst said, according to a Department of Education news release
California schools' new accountability system welcomed by local educators
Desert Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
may need help,” Kirst said, according to a Department of Education news release.State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson called this a “new system for a new era.”“Once again, California leads the way,” Torlakson said. “No longer... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Pavley, Reheis-Boyd debate AB 32or veto legislation. WORTH REPEATING: “The suggestion that big tobacco cares a
Pavley, Reheis-Boyd debate AB 32
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 11 days ago
or veto legislation. WORTH REPEATING: “The suggestion that big tobacco cares at all about kids is truly unbelievable.” - Tom Torlakson, California schools chief, rejecting arguments that Proposition 56’s tobacco tax increase would take money from... Read more
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The Mercury News
Tobacco tax faces uphill battle as powerful industry lobbies to defeat itclaim, arguing that there would be no new money for anything if Proposition 56
Tobacco tax faces uphill battle as powerful industry lobbies to defeat it
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
claim, arguing that there would be no new money for anything if Proposition 56 fails. State Superintendent of Instruction Tom Torlakson called it “preposterous” and demanded TV stations stop broadcasting a barrage of TV ads with that message. Of... Read more
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The Mercury News
In California politics, Bay Area ‘controls everything’and Barbara Boxer, Gov. Jerry Brown, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Controller Betty Ye
In California politics, Bay Area ‘controls everything’
The Mercury News / Posted 21 days ago
and Barbara Boxer, Gov. Jerry Brown, Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Controller Betty Yee, Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and Harris. By contrast, Southern California, home to nearly 60 percent of the state’s residents, claims just... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California plans to grade schools on multiple factors beyond test scoresstatutes in the Every Student Succeeds Act, the successor to No Child Left Behi
California plans to grade schools on multiple factors beyond test scores
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 23 days ago
statutes in the Every Student Succeeds Act, the successor to No Child Left Behind. Kirst and the state schools chief Tom Torlakson wrote a letter to the U.S. Department of Education last month asking officials to strike the single-score... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
California Editorial Roundupeach school a single score to assess how well it is educating students. The boa
California Editorial Roundup
The Record Searchlight / Posted 24 days ago
each school a single score to assess how well it is educating students. The board and Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson want a waiver that would allow California schools to be rated on multiple factors - an evaluation system that... Read more
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Pasadena Star-News
Schurr High debuted a new schedule this year. The result was madness at lunchtime.Mark, said at the meeting. “That’s a problem.” Statewide issue Providing enou
Schurr High debuted a new schedule this year. The result was madness at lunchtime.
Pasadena Star-News / Posted 28 days ago
Mark, said at the meeting. “That’s a problem.” Statewide issue Providing enough time for lunch is a statewide issue, said Tom Torlakson, state superintendent of schools, in a 2013 letter. “It is critical that we do everything we can to make it... Read more
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Mountain View Voice
Mountain View's test scores show mixed resultsarts and 35 percent meeting the standards for math. In a press release last wee
Mountain View's test scores show mixed results
Mountain View Voice / Posted 29 days ago
arts and 35 percent meeting the standards for math. In a press release last week, state schools Superintendent Tom Torlakson said the improvement is likely the result of being another year into transitioning to new standards, increasing... Read more
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