Without a lot more money, the next state superintendent of public instruction must clarify the department's role under local control.
Recent reforms are translating into improved performance, says former state schools chief.
Periodically over the past century, state boards of education, governors and state superintendents have clashed over who should be setting education policy in California.
Two K-8 texts by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt did not comply with state's History Social Science Framework, according to Instructional Quality Commission.
Former superintendent of California schools speaks to EdSource about school reform.
Hundreds of Muslim, Hindu Americans took offense at references to their religions.