California will provide a world-class education for all students, from early childhood to adulthood. The Department of Education serves our state by innovating and collaborating with educators, schools, parents, and community partners. Together, as a team, we prepare students to live, work, and thrive in a highly connected world.
Superintendent Torlakson’s plans to improve education for all children include A Blueprint for Great Schools, Team California for Healthy Kids, bullying and hate-motivated behavior prevention, awards programs, and other working teams.
Local Control Funding Formula
California's new school funding formula, enacted in 2013.
Common Core State Standards
Information and resources to support implementation of California’s new academic content standards for English language arts and mathematics.
Spring 2014 Smarter Balanced Field Test
The Field Test will give students and educators valuable exposure to California's new computer-based assessment system for English language arts and mathematics.
School and District Reports
Get reports on Academic Performance Index, Adequate Yearly Progress, High School Exit Exam, STAR, enrollment, dropouts, staffing, and English learners.