Selected CDE videos that showcase the department's programs and initiatives. For more videos, visit the California Department of Education YouTube Channel .
Graduation Rates at All Time High (Video; 3:49)
Tom Torlakson made the announcement about the graduation rates at an event in Woodland High School on April 2017.
California Teachers of the Year 2017 (Video; 3:33)
The 2017 California Teachers of the Year, finalists, and semifinalists were honored at the gala held in Sacramento, California on February 13, 2017.
Overview of the California School Dashboard (Video; 5:25)
The California School Dashboard contains reports that display the performance of local educational agencies (LEAs), schools, and student groups on a set of state and local measures to assist in identifying strengths, weaknesses, and areas in need of improvement.
Public Schools Are Safe Havens For Students (Video; 1:00)
A message from State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Torlakson, about student safety and protection in California.
Understanding the CAASPP Student Score Report 2015-16 (Video; 5:14)
A guide to parents and students learn about the new CAASPP Student Score Report for 2015–16.
Workplace Skills (Video; 1:35)
A brief and engaging way to introduce students to the associated Career and College Readiness lesson. This video is part of the Middle Grades - Career and College Readiness Lesson Video .