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Events

This is a list of special days observed around the nation that affect students, schools, and parents. This calendar also lists public events attended by the State Superintendent.

  • If reporters would like more information about these events, contact us at communications@cde.ca.gov.
  • The Newsroom page provides a more detailed overview of services provided by the Communications Division.
  • The links and information below were developed for reporters and others involved in education.

September Ed Ahead

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Attendance Awareness Month

Library Card Sign-Up Month

National Preparedness Month

National School Success Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15–Oct. 15; 36 United States Code 126)

Labor Day (California Education Code §37220; CDE offices closed.)

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State Board of Education meeting, Sacramento

Visits Career Technical Education Program, Ventura County

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State Board of Education meeting, Sacramento

Tours Poly High School, Riverside

Town Hall Meeting, Riverside

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Tours Citrus Valley High School and Town Hall, Redlands

Tours La Quinta High School and Town Hall, La Quinta

Tours Palm Springs High School and Town Hall, Palm Springs

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National Grandparents Day (36 USC 125)

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Participates in news conference to highlight Los Angeles Career Pathways Consortium, Los Angeles

Week of September 8, 2014: Release of the California High School Exit Exam results. Possible embargo details to be announced.

International Literacy Day

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California Admission Day
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Speaks at student backpack drive
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Commemorates School Attendance Awareness Month

Patriot Day: U.S. Flag to be displayed at half-staff from sunrise to sunset (36 USC 144)
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Speaks at Teachers Association Leadership Conference
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Constitution Week (36 USC 108)

Constitution and Citizenship Day (California EC §37221; 36 USC 106)

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Visits Model
Programs in Orange County Schools, District

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Native American Day (California EC §37220.7)
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Gold Star Mother's and Family's Day
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August Ed Ahead

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Children's Eye Health and Safety Month

National Immunization Awareness Month

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Speaks at Virtual Professional Development Meeting for Teachers, Los Angeles
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Speaks at Back to School Event, Fresno
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Tours Ceres High School, Ceres
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Visits Career Technical Education Programs in Central Valley Schools, Avenal
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Visits Career Technical Education Programs in Central Valley Schools, Strathmore
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Women's Equality Day

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Visits Career Technical Education Programs, Long Beach
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