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    Spread the Word! California Dream Act Application Deadline is March 2.
  • Cal Grants: Grade Point Average Submissions Due (added 03-Feb-2017)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, High School Principals, and High School Counselors regarding grade point average submissions for Cal Grants.
  • 2017 National Youth Science Camp (added 01-Feb-2017)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding the 2017 National Youth Science Camp nomination process.
  • California Dream Act Spanish Version (added 30-Jan-2017)
    Spanish version of the letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and High School Principals regarding the California Dream Act application.
  • 2017 California Paraeducator Conference (added 27-Jan-2017)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents, Principals, and Human Resource Directors regarding the 2017 California Paraeducator Conference.

  • Awarding the State Seal of Biliteracy (added 26-Jan-2017)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents and Direct-Funded Charter School Administrators regarding procedures for awarding the State Seal of Biliteracy.
  • 2017 Classified School Employees of the Year (added 25-Jan-2017)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding the 2017 Classified School Employees of the Year program.
  • Duties of Attendance Supervisors (added 23-Jan-2017)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding information about the new and expanded responsibilities for attendance supervisors identified in Assembly Bill 2815.
  • Great Kindness Challenge Week (added 20-Jan-2017)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding the Great Kindness Challenge Week of 2017.
  • New Groundbreaking Accountability System (added 19-Jan-2017)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding the groundbreaking accountability and continuous improvement system to help evaluate student progress in schools and districts.