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Silicon Valley
California Virtual Academies: Bill targeting for-profit operator K12 Inc. clears first committee voteCommittee and the full Assembly. The committee's vote comes a few days after s
California Virtual Academies: Bill targeting for-profit operator K12 Inc. clears first committee vote
Silicon Valley / Posted yesterday
Committee and the full Assembly. The committee's vote comes a few days after state Superintendent for Public Instruction Tom Torlakson commissioned state Controller Betty Yee to audit the K12-managed California Virtual Academies and several weeks... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Why Calif. keeps failing to grade its schoolsaccountability for themselves and for California’s public schools? After all,
Why Calif. keeps failing to grade its schools
Lake Tahoe News / Posted yesterday
accountability for themselves and for California’s public schools? After all, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson used the API’s suspension as justification for failing to publish a legally required list of the state’s 1,000... Read more
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The Mercury News
California Virtual Academies: Bill targeting for-profit operator K12 Inc. clears first committee voteCommittee and the full Assembly. The committee's vote comes a few days after s
California Virtual Academies: Bill targeting for-profit operator K12 Inc. clears first committee vote
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
Committee and the full Assembly. The committee's vote comes a few days after state Superintendent for Public Instruction Tom Torlakson commissioned state Controller Betty Yee to audit the K12-managed California Virtual Academies and several weeks... Read more
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The Mercury News
California Virtual Academies: Bill targeting for-profit operator K12 Inc. clears first committee voteassault on parent choice stop." The committee's vote comes a few days after st
California Virtual Academies: Bill targeting for-profit operator K12 Inc. clears first committee vote
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
assault on parent choice stop." The committee's vote comes a few days after state Superintendent for Public Instruction Tom Torlakson commissioned state Controller Betty Yee to audit the K12-managed California Virtual Academies and several weeks... Read more
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NBC News
California Won't Apply for Federal Data Disaggregation Grant: Reporttwo groups of Congressional leaders urged California Gov. Jerry Brown and Calif
California Won't Apply for Federal Data Disaggregation Grant: Report
NBC News / Posted yesterday
two groups of Congressional leaders urged California Gov. Jerry Brown and California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson to apply for the federal grant. "When disaggregated data is available, we are able to see significant... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
California rejects federal grant to collect data on Asian, Pacific Islander students34 percent Laotians do not have high school diplomas. Chu said she would conti
California rejects federal grant to collect data on Asian, Pacific Islander students
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 7 days ago
34 percent Laotians do not have high school diplomas. Chu said she would continue to press state schools superintendent Tom Torlakson on the issue before the application deadline of Aug. 1. Chu is one of 28 lawmakers who signed a May 20 letter... Read more
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The Mercury News
California Virtual Academies' attendance, enrollment records to be audited by state Controllerenroll about 15,000 students across the state. The audit is the first that sta
California Virtual Academies' attendance, enrollment records to be audited by state Controller
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
enroll about 15,000 students across the state. The audit is the first that state Superintendent for Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has asked the state Controller's Office to conduct since he took office in 2011. The request comes two months... Read more
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The Mercury News
Students can opt out of low-performing schools using little-known lawhas yet to do. Helton has not responded to follow-up questions. In light of He
Students can opt out of low-performing schools using little-known law
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
has yet to do. Helton has not responded to follow-up questions. In light of Helton's case, state schools Superintendent Tom Torlakson determined last month that the law is still valid and that schools statewide must comply. "The Open Enrollment... Read more
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Beverly Hills Courier
Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez Will Square Off For Boxer’s Senate Seatofficials, including Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones a
Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez Will Square Off For Boxer’s Senate Seat
Beverly Hills Courier / Posted 22 days ago
officials, including Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones and Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. Sanchez, who has served in Congress for more than 19 years, and said her experience in Washington, D.C.,... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Harris, Sanchez Headed For Senate Raceofficials, including Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones a
Harris, Sanchez Headed For Senate Race
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 23 days ago
officials, including Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones and Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. Sanchez, who has served in Congress for more than 19 years, and said her experience in Washington, D.C.,... Read more
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Channel 8 San Diego
Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez will square off in Novemberofficials, including Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones a
Kamala Harris and Loretta Sanchez will square off in November
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted 23 days ago
officials, including Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones and Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. Sanchez, who has served in Congress for more than 19 years, and said her experience in Washington, D.C.,... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Kamala Harris, Loretta Sanchez battle for state Senate seat 060716officials, including Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones a
Kamala Harris, Loretta Sanchez battle for state Senate seat 060716
KGTV San Diego / Posted 23 days ago
officials, including Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones and Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. Sanchez, who has served in Congress for more than 19 years, and said that experience in Washington, D.C.,... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Charter schools and allies pour it on in California legislative raceshelp Democrat Tim Grayson, a police chaplain, and oppose Democrat Mae Torlakson
Charter schools and allies pour it on in California legislative races
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 28 days ago
help Democrat Tim Grayson, a police chaplain, and oppose Democrat Mae Torlakson, the wife of state schools superintendent Tom Torlakson. The teachers association’s outside spending committee had reported $114,000 on mailers and TV to help... Read more
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The Mercury News
Assembly District 14 race issue discussion dampened by hit piecespaid for mailers and radio ads, some of them hit pieces. Torlakson, wife of st
Assembly District 14 race issue discussion dampened by hit pieces
The Mercury News / Posted 30 days ago
paid for mailers and radio ads, some of them hit pieces. Torlakson, wife of state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson, has been endorsed by the California Teachers Association, the leading money contributor to statewide political... Read more
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The Mercury News
K12 Inc.: Bay Area lawmakers call for audit of California Virtual Academies operatorthat are independent or run by nonprofits. Sacramento lawmakers aren't the onl
K12 Inc.: Bay Area lawmakers call for audit of California Virtual Academies operator
The Mercury News / Posted a month ago
that are independent or run by nonprofits. Sacramento lawmakers aren't the only ones troubled by K12's track record. Tom Torlakson, California's superintendent of public instruction, vowed last week to collaborate with the legislators on... Read more
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Los Banos Enterprise
More California teens stuck it out, got diplomas in 2015The largest increases were seen for English learners and migrant students, said
More California teens stuck it out, got diplomas in 2015
Los Banos Enterprise / Posted 1 months ago
The largest increases were seen for English learners and migrant students, said state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson in announcing the numbers. “This is encouraging news any way you look at it, especially since the increase is... Read more

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