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Office of the State Superintendent


Responsible for developing policy, advising the State Superintendent of Public Instruction on education issues, and assisting in the administration of the California Department of Education.

Address: 1430 N Street, Sacramento, CA 95814-5901
Phone: 916-319-0800
Fax: 916-319-0100


Offices and Divisions

Communications Division
Oversees all public relations and media activities for the State Superintendent of Public Instruction and the California Department of Education.

Government Affairs Division
Responsible for the administration of all departmental activities relating to state and federal legislation and the interests of the public in that legislation.

Local Agency Systems Support
Responsible for supporting districts in understanding the program planning and accountability requirements of the Local Control Funding Formula, including the development and implementation of Local Control and Accountability Plan as articulated in statute and regulations.

Office of Equal Opportunity
Responsible for advising the the State Superintendent of Public Instruction, the California Department of Education staff, and the State Board of Education on legal matters.

Superintendent's Initiatives Office

Questions:   California Department of Education | 916-319-0800
Last Reviewed: Wednesday, March 30, 2016

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