This week Louis and John discuss the race for California State Superintendent of Public Instruction.  As a jump-off point, they share audio from a forum held this week at the University of Southern California where candidates Marshall TuckAssemblyman Tony Thurmond, D-Richmond and the largely unknown Lily Ploski, discussed their visions for the future of public education in California.

The forum was sponsored by Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE), a research and policy collaboration jointly run by USC, UC Davis and Stanford University, and the Center for Education Policy, Equity and Governance, a new institute at the USC Rossier School of Education.  (read story)