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State Superintendent of Public Instruction's opinion articles, letters to the editor, thoughts on education issues, and other correspondence.
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Opinion articles and letters to the editor published in newspapers around the state and nation on issues affecting education, as well as links to opinions affecting CDE from the State Superintendent of Public Instruction.
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Correspondence from the State Superintendent of Public Instruction to educators around the state.
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    Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and High School Principals regarding the 2019 National Youth Science Camp.
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    Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding Assembly Bill 2514 and the Pathways to Success Grant Program.
  • Multilingual Education Grant Program (added 03-Jan-2019)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding Assembly Bill 2514 and the Pathways to Success Grant Program.
  • Teacher and Administrator Performance Assessments (added 28-Dec-2018)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and School Principals regarding updates on California’s teacher and administrator performance assessments.
  • Use of Restraint and Seclusion for Students (added 27-Dec-2018)
    New law regarding the use of restraint and seclusion for students in California.

  • 2019 CA School Library Association Conference (added 20-Dec-2018)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and School Principals regarding the 2019 California School Library Association Conference.
  • Assembly Bill 2239 (added 03-Dec-2018)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and High School Principals regarding Assembly Bill 2239: Native Speaker World Language Course A–G Certification.
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    Letter to County and District Superintendents regarding the Classified School Employee Summer Assistance Program.
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    Letter to County Superintendents regarding the 2019 Project Advancing Wellness and Resilience in Education State Educational Agency Grant.
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    November is Sikh American Awareness and Appreciation Month.