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State Superintendent of Public Instruction's opinion articles, letters to the editor, thoughts on education issues, and other correspondence.
Editorials
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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  • 2018 Educational Art Contest (added 17-Apr-2018)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators and School Principals regarding an educational art contest for students ages six to fourteen.
  • New K–12 Online Content for Schools (added 11-Apr-2018)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and School Principals regarding new K–12 online content for schools.
  • California Healthy Youth Act (added 05-Apr-2018)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and High School Principals regarding the California Healthy Youth Act and Comprehensive Sexual Health Education.
  • 2018 Exceptional Education Leaders (added 03-Apr-2018)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and Elementary School Principals regarding exceptional education leaders recognition.
  • Annual Mandated Reporter Training (added 28-Mar-2018)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and Executive Directors and Program Directors of Child Development Programs regarding Annual Mandated Reporter Training.

  • High School Voter Education Weeks (added 26-Mar-2018)
    Joint letter from the California Department of Education and the California Secretary of State to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and High School Principals regarding High School Voter Education Weeks.
  • The Fair Share for Equality Convening (added 26-Mar-2018)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and School Principals regarding the Fair Share for Equality Convening on April 6, 2018.
  • Sign Up for 50/50 Day on April 26, 2018 (added 20-Mar-2018)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents, Charter School Administrators, and Principals regarding sign up for 50/50 Day on April 26, 2018.
  • Revision of the VAPA Framework (added 19-Mar-2018)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding recruitment for focus groups for the revision of the Visual and Performing Arts Framework for California Public Schools, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve.
  • Revision of the World Language Framework (added 19-Mar-2018)
    Letter to County and District Superintendents and Charter School Administrators regarding recruitment for focus groups for the revision of the World Language Framework for Public Schools, Kindergarten Through Grade Twelve.