The State Board of Education (SBE) is the governing and policy-making body of the California Department of Education. The SBE sets K-12 education policy in the areas of standards, instructional materials, assessment, and accountability. The SBE adopts textbooks for grades K-8, adopts regulations to implement legislation, and has authority to grant waivers of the Education Code. The SBE has 11 members, appointed by the Governor.
Teacher and Principal Evaluation Systems
Information about teacher and principal evaluation systems at the local, state, and national levels.
Information memoranda may include background information, updates on issues of interest to the State Board Members, and reports on a variety of educational topics.
Resources on California's ongoing implementation of No
Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB).