Tony Thurmond
State Board of Education (SBE)


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California School Dashboard
California's new Accountability and Continuous Improvement System helps educators and the public to see how districts and schools are performing on test scores, graduation rates, and other measures of student success.
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Academic Standards and Frameworks
California has upgraded all core academic subjects — English Language Arts, mathematics, science, history/social science and English Language Development to give students the critical thinking and communication skills they need to succeed in 21st century college and careers.
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Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
The new federal education law provides great opportunities for states to exercise more authority over their education systems. California is forging ahead in developing the state plan required under the new law.
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California's Testing Program
Students in California are now taking online tests in English and math, which provide more accurate and timely measures of student progress toward career and college readiness, helping to improve teaching and learning.
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Local Control and Accountability Plan
The Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) is a three-year plan that describes the goals, actions, services, and expenditures to support positive student outcomes that address state and local priorities.
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California School Directory
Information about California public schools, private schools, nonpublic nonsectarian schools, school districts, and county offices of education.
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LCFF Priorities/Whole Child Resource Map
California is committed to providing one system of connected resources supporting Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF) Priorities to support local educational agencies and schools achieve the goals of the LCFF priorities and serve the needs of California’s diverse student population.






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