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Orange County Register
Ocean View district employee sweeps up state awardteaches classes for community organizations. “It started as a hobby in about 2
Ocean View district employee sweeps up state award
Orange County Register / Posted 2 days ago
teaches classes for community organizations. “It started as a hobby in about 2000 and got into my heart,” he said. Tom Torlakson, the state superintendant of public instruction, said staffers like Barrera are invaluable. “Our schools would... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Turtle Bay Elementary cook one of six California Classified Employees of Yearthink that's very attracting for kids." In announcing the winners of the conte
Turtle Bay Elementary cook one of six California Classified Employees of Year
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
think that's very attracting for kids." In announcing the winners of the contest, state Superintendent of Public Schools Tom Torlakson said the winning classified employees such as McClain, "represent the very best of the best." In a press... Read more
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The Oakdale Leader
Knights Ferry School: Gold Ribbon Honorsto ensure that every student is ready for 21st century college and careers,” St
Knights Ferry School: Gold Ribbon Honors
The Oakdale Leader / Posted 4 days ago
to ensure that every student is ready for 21st century college and careers,” State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said in a press release. “California teachers developing an education model for the nation, training the... Read more
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The Mercury News
Dan Walters: California's fight over education accountabilityto describe the process now underway, but who were, in effect, opposing Weber.
Dan Walters: California's fight over education accountability
The Mercury News / Posted 5 days ago
to describe the process now underway, but who were, in effect, opposing Weber. One represented state schools Superintendent Tom Torlakson, who is also closely aligned with the CTA. Weber said the state needs "a single coherent system of... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Big feud over school accountability rages in Capitolto describe the process now underway, but who were, in effect, opposing Weber.
Big feud over school accountability rages in Capitol
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 6 days ago
to describe the process now underway, but who were, in effect, opposing Weber. One represented state schools Superintendent Tom Torlakson, who is also closely aligned with the CTA. Weber said the state needs “a single coherent system of... Read more
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The Signal
State awards Hart school district $3.1 million grantState Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Torlakson, announced the award
State awards Hart school district $3.1 million grant
The Signal / Posted 8 days ago
State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Torlakson, announced the award of $3,157,277 to the William S. Hart Union High School District through the Career Technical Education Incentive Grant. This funding is for programs that focus on career... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Sample report cards help parents interpret children’s standardized exam resultsand Progress (CAASPP) tests for English language arts/literacy and mathematics,
Sample report cards help parents interpret children’s standardized exam results
Ventura County Star / Posted 10 days ago
and Progress (CAASPP) tests for English language arts/literacy and mathematics," State Superintendent of Schools Tom Torlakson writes on the top of one of the report cards. "These tests are based on California's rigorous academic... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
A Reverse Ruling In Teacher Tenure CaseDistrict Court to reverse Vergara v. California brought applause from Californi
A Reverse Ruling In Teacher Tenure Case
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 15 days ago
District Court to reverse Vergara v. California brought applause from California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson. He stated, “All of our students deserve great teachers. Teachers are not the problem in our schools – they are... Read more
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The Manteca Bulletin
Brock Elliot, Ripona set gold standardas California Gold Ribbon Schools. The announcement was made Wednesday by Stat
Brock Elliot, Ripona set gold standard
The Manteca Bulletin / Posted 16 days ago
as California Gold Ribbon Schools. The announcement was made Wednesday by State Superintendent of Public Instructions Tom Torlakson. Brock Elliott and Ripona were among the 772 elementary schools throughout the state to receive this... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
“Gold Ribbon” Schools In Calaveras Countyreceived a prestigious “Gold Ribbon Schools Award” for 2016. The announcement
“Gold Ribbon” Schools In Calaveras County
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 17 days ago
received a prestigious “Gold Ribbon Schools Award” for 2016. The announcement came from California State Superintendent Tom Torlakson that Albert Michelson Elementary and Hazel Fischer Elementary are among the 772 schools to receive the... Read more
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Ventura County Star
State honors 23 Ventura County schoolsfor others, putting forth an exemplary effort to ensure that every student is r
State honors 23 Ventura County schools
Ventura County Star / Posted 17 days ago
for others, putting forth an exemplary effort to ensure that every student is ready for 21st century college and careers," Tom Torlakson, state superintendent of public instruction, said in the release. "California teachers are developing an... Read more
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Pleasanton Weekly
Lydiksen named California Gold Ribbon Schoolforth an exemplary effort to ensure that every student is ready for 21st centur
Lydiksen named California Gold Ribbon School
Pleasanton Weekly / Posted 17 days ago
forth an exemplary effort to ensure that every student is ready for 21st century college and careers," state superintendent Tom Torlakson said in a statement. "California teachers are developing an education model for the nation, training the... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Seven Desert Sands Unified elementary schools awarded state honorstemporarily taking the place of the California Distinguished Schools Program.
Seven Desert Sands Unified elementary schools awarded state honors
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 17 days ago
temporarily taking the place of the California Distinguished Schools Program. State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced the state honors Wednesday. Local schools making the list included Carter Elementary in Palm Desert.... Read more
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Orange County Register
Align spending with each school's prioritiesOrange County schools will soon have new goalposts to strive toward. State scho
Align spending with each school's priorities
Orange County Register / Posted 22 days ago
Orange County schools will soon have new goalposts to strive toward. State schools chief Tom Torlakson is expected to recommend overhauling California’s accountability system for schools. Although the specifics of the proposal are yet to be... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Santa Paula school attendance program gets statewide recognitionto recent studies. "You can have the best facilities, the best teachers, and t
Santa Paula school attendance program gets statewide recognition
Ventura County Star / Posted 25 days ago
to recent studies. "You can have the best facilities, the best teachers, and the best curriculum in the world, but none of that matters if students are not in school," said Tom Torlakson, state superintendent of public instruction, in a news relea... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Livermore: Embattled charter school chief resignsschool or have their visas revoked and head back to China. This prompted state
Livermore: Embattled charter school chief resigns
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 30 days ago
school or have their visas revoked and head back to China. This prompted state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson to personally visit one of the Livermore schools, where he eventually determined the girls were safely in... Read more
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Inside Bay Area
Livermore: Embattled charter school chief resignsschool or have their visas revoked and head back to China. This prompted state
Livermore: Embattled charter school chief resigns
Inside Bay Area / Posted 30 days ago
school or have their visas revoked and head back to China. This prompted state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson to personally visit one of the Livermore schools, where he eventually determined the girls were safely in... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Showdown looming on California schoolsfallen on deaf ears. Gov. Jerry Brown, the Brown-appointed state Board of Educ
Showdown looming on California schools
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 30 days ago
fallen on deaf ears. Gov. Jerry Brown, the Brown-appointed state Board of Education and state schools Superintendent Tom Torlakson insist on what Brown calls “subsidiarity” – trusting local educators and trustees to do the right thing by... Read more

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