Tom Torlakson

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San Francisco Chronicle
After fire's tragedy, teachers ask: How do I get to normal?their teacher. "Anything we can do to get them back will help," Herrington sai
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 6 hours ago
their teacher. "Anything we can do to get them back will help," Herrington said. Most schools remain closed this week. Tom Torlakson, state superintendent of public instruction, and Herrington are crunching over rubble, talking about how to get... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Many schools in Bay Area closed because of fires, bad airair quality can apply to receive the state Average Daily Attendance funding, St
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 5 days ago
air quality can apply to receive the state Average Daily Attendance funding, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson said. The ADA funding is the main source of school funding. Schools may apply for the funding if they close... Read more
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KUSI News San Diego
San Diego high school teacher named one of five 'California Teachers of the Year'Castaic, which is just north of Magic Mountain. "These teachers are deeply com
KUSI News San Diego / Posted 6 days ago
Castaic, which is just north of Magic Mountain. "These teachers are deeply committed, hard working, and creative,'' said Tom Torlakson, state superintendent of public instruction. "They help students find their inner strengths and achieve their... Read more
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The Lake County Record-Bee
Academic tests underscore education crisisworse, just 37.6 percent overall, 19 percent for blacks and 25.2 percent for La
The Lake County Record-Bee / Posted 12 days ago
worse, just 37.6 percent overall, 19 percent for blacks and 25.2 percent for Latinos. The best spin state schools Supt. Tom Torlakson could muster was a weak “I’m pleased we retained our gains,” followed by a rationalization that “these tests... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Latest academic tests underscore California's education crisisjust 37.6 percent overall, 19 percent for blacks and 25.2 percent for Latinos.
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 16 days ago
just 37.6 percent overall, 19 percent for blacks and 25.2 percent for Latinos. The best spin state schools Superintendent Tom Torlakson could muster was a weak “I’m pleased we retained our gains,” followed by a rationalization that “these tests... Read more
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Petluma360.com
More than half of Sonoma County’s students don’t meet state English standardsnot met,” “standard nearly met,” “standard met” and “standard exceeded.” State
Petluma360.com / Posted 19 days ago
not met,” “standard nearly met,” “standard met” and “standard exceeded.” State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson applauded students for maintaining the progress made since the testing was rolled out. However, he encouraged... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
California releases annual test scores — stagnant results, persistent gapswere proficient in English, a half percent down from the previous year. On the
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 days ago
were proficient in English, a half percent down from the previous year. On the plus side, said state Superintendent Tom Torlakson, this year’s results maintained the significant gains made between 2015 and 2016. But there was a caveat. “I’m... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
More than half of California students miss English standard. Even more fail at math.statewide also held steady at roughly 37 percent. “I’m pleased we retained our
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 20 days ago
statewide also held steady at roughly 37 percent. “I’m pleased we retained our gains, but we have much work to do,” said Tom Torlakson, state superintendent of public instruction. “We need to work diligently to narrow achievement gaps and make... Read more
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The Mercury News
California school test scores: Why are they flatlining?school performance. “Our watchwords are patience, persistence, humility and co
The Mercury News / Posted 20 days ago
school performance. “Our watchwords are patience, persistence, humility and continuous improvement,” he wrote. Likewise, Tom Torlakson, state superintendent of schools, issued a written statement celebrating 2016 gains (of 3 percent), the number... Read more
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