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As students strive to learn and their parents and teachers work to help them succeed, school administrators make sure that they all have the materials, facilities, and resources that they need. This page helps administrators find what they need.

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Torlakson meets with administrators and community members at the Public Safety Academy in Fairfield.

A Message to California School and District Administrators

Principals and superintendents are responsible for the “big picture” of their schools and districts. This might include anything from budget management to staff training and working directly with students and parents. It’s critical work that is full of opportunities to help students and families in California succeed. I hope the information gathered in these pages helps you stay up to date, maximize your resources, and connect with colleagues. —Tom Torlakson, State Superintendent of Public Instruction

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Last Reviewed: Wednesday, March 30, 2016

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  • CA Ed.G.E. Initiative Education Code Changes (added 03-Aug-2017)
    Chart comparing Education Code language before and after the passage of the CA Ed.G.E. Initiative.
  • DASS Eligibility Criteria (added 01-Aug-2017)
    Information for alternative schools considering participation in the Dashboard Alternative School Status (DASS) program.
  • Active DASS Schools (added 01-Aug-2017)
    Current list of schools participating in the Dashboard Alternative School Status (DASS) program.

  • DASS Participation Instructions (added 01-Aug-2017)
    Instructions to participate in the Dashboard Alternative School Status (DASS) program for alternative schools of choice and charter schools that serve high-risk students.
  • Withdrawal from DASS Participation Instructions (added 01-Aug-2017)
    Withdrawal from participation in the Dashboard Alternative School Status (DASS) program.
  • Title I, Part A Neglected Reservation (added 18-Jul-2017)
    Information related to local educational agencies who shall reserve funds as necessary to provide comparable services to children.
  • State and Federal Programs Director Meetings (added 18-Jul-2017)
    Information about the State and Federal Programs Director Meetings.
  • Title I, Part A Waivers (added 18-Jul-2017)
    Waiver information pertaining to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) as amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) and California Education Code (EC).