High-spending campaign for a job with little power but a big megaphone comes down to wire.
EdVoice and the California Teachers Association are making their influence felt in dozens of campaigns for Assembly and Senate.
Marshall Tuck has a more 2-to-1 advantage over Tony Thurmond in direct donations and $28.7 million in funding from independent committees.
Negative ads tie Marshall Tuck to the Trump administration and blame Tony Thurmond for problems in a district where he was a board member.
Committees supporting Marshall Tuck and Tony Thurmond have raised $27.4 million, of which nearly $12 million came in in the last three weeks alone.
With few competitive races on California’s 2018 ballot, the focus of some top donors is shifting to the State Superintendent of Public Instruction race
Both bills would add optional third year; school districts prefer one version, CTA the other.
State board considers other measures of student engagement and achievement.
Teachers, districts disagree over who determines how teachers will be judged
Gov. Brown ended three years of high-decibel battles in the Legislature on Wednesday by signing a bill he helped shape that should make it quicker and easier to fire teachers accused of the most abhorrent forms of misconduct.