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EdSource stories tagged with: State Superintendent of Public Instruction
April 22, 2022
After two contentious and expensive elections in 2014 and 2018, this year's race for California state superintendent of public instruction seems to be generating far less interest.
March 18, 2021
Thurmond felt pressured by county school superintendents to decree all campuses be closed after Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency.
September 22, 2020
State Supt. Tony Thurmond’s anti-racism effort involving Simon Wiesenthal Center and others would stress teaching tolerance amid rising incidents of hate.
June 5, 2020
The superintendent of public instruction announced he is launching a training initiative to help end systematic racism in schools.
June 1, 2020
It’s time to address racism and implicit bias in education and its impact on black and brown students, the Superintendent of Public Instruction said.
May 3, 2019
Tony Thurmond is creating work groups to focus on critical education issues while building a relationship with Gavin Newsom and building confidence in a state education department that’s been understaffed and underfunded.
January 7, 2019
He becomes the second African-American state schools superintendent in California history.
November 19, 2018
Outcome of race a major victory for California Teachers Association and allies, and a major defeat for leading charter school advocates.
November 13, 2018
Thurmond erases 86,000 vote lead by Tuck on Election Day and now has a 75,000 vote lead based on partial count of millions of mail-in and other uncounted ballots.
November 8, 2018
As of Thursday evening, election results show Marshall Tuck leading Tony Thurmond 50.6 percent to 49.4 percent, a margin of about 69,000 votes.
November 7, 2018
High-spending campaign for a job with little power but a big megaphone comes down to wire.
November 6, 2018
Contest between Wilson Riles and Max Rafferty in 1970 far more incendiary than current race for state superintendent of public instruction
November 3, 2018
This week, political observer and education consultant Kevin Gordon explains why the race for state superintendent, a position with little power to make policy, is attracting $50 million in spending. Louis recalls a contentious state superintendent campaign a half-century ago.
November 2, 2018
Whether it's clamping down on charter schools or changing teacher tenure, candidates can say a lot more than they can actually do.