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Year 2022

Current news releases from the California Department of Education's (CDE) Communications Division.

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September

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond to Join Thousands of Students and Educators at Tenth Annual California STEAM Symposium
News Release #46—September 29, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Hosts Town Hall with More Than 30,000 California Parents to Share Ideas about Public Education in California
News Release #45—September 29, 2022

As Momentum Builds Toward Creating a Statewide Financial Literacy Requirement State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Leads Webinar to Announce State Funds for Financial Literacy and Funds to Train 1000 Teachers
News Release #44—September 28, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Congratulates California Schools Recognized as 2022 National Blue Ribbon Schools
News Release #43—September 16, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Says California is Well-aligned with the Biden Administration Announcement to Confront Educator Shortage, Highlights Ongoing Work to Address Educator Shortages
News Release #42—September 1, 2022


August

State Superintendent Thurmond Announces Access to Free Literacy and Biliteracy Learning Tool for California Families
News Release #41—August 31, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces $3.5 Billion Discretionary Block Grant and Unveils Additional $1.4 Million Financial Literacy Grants
News Release #40—August 18, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Secures $20,000 Grants for 10,000 School Counselors and Launches Campaign to Recruit Student Mental Health Supports
News Release #39—August 4, 2022


July

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces 2022 National Youth Science Camp Delegates
News Release #38—July 14, 2022

Comprehensive Budget Package Is Key Win for Students, Families, and Educators in California
News Release #37—July 1, 2022


June

California Department of Education Announces First-Ever Interagency Release of Teacher Assignment Data
News Release #36—June 30, 2022

California Named as Winner of Prestigious National Award for Education Innovation
News Release #35—June 22, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces Support of California Constitutional Amendment Protecting the Right to Abortion
News Release #34—June 20, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond to Join California Governor and World Leaders at Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles
News Release #33—June 7, 2022


May

State Superintendent Thurmond, U.S. Secretary of Education Cardona, and U.S. Senator Padilla Highlight Efforts to Address Mental Health of K–12 Students
News Release #32—May 20, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Leads Hundreds of Local Districts and Charters in Pledge to Improve Literacy Efforts
News Release #31—May 20, 2022

California State Board of Education and State Superintendent Thurmond Announce First Round of Grants for $3 Billion Community Schools Partnership Program
News Release #30—May 18, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Visits School Communities Impacted by Coastal Fire in Orange County, Offers Support
News Release #29—May 13, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Issues Statement on Governor Newsom's May Budget Revision
News Release #28—May 13, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces 2022 Civic Learning Award Recipients
News Release #27—May 9, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces 2022 California Classified School Employees of the Year
News Release #26—May 5, 2022


April

State Superintendent-Sponsored Bills on Mental Health and Improving Equitable Outcomes Progress Towards Becoming Law
News Release #25—April 29, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Convening All 1,000-Plus California School Districts and Charters to Focus Literacy Efforts
News Release #24—April 26, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces 2022 California Pivotal Practice Award Program Winners
News Release #23—April 26, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces 2022 Green Ribbon Schools Award Honorees
News Release #22—April 22, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces Creation of Task Force to Combat Declining School Enrollment
News Release #21—April 20, 2022

California Department of Education Releases 2021–22 Statewide School Enrollment Data
News Release #20—April 11, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces the 2022 Model School Attendance Review Board Recipients
News Release #19—April 7, 2022


March

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond and State Leaders Discuss Literacy Strategies and Legislation During Special Hearing
News Release #18—March 30, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces 2022 Finalists for Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics & Science Teaching
News Release #17—March 17, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Reaffirms Commitment to Literacy Programs to Drive Learning Recovery and Announces Support of Legislation
News Release #16—March 10, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Names Alice Waters Newest California Education Ambassador
News Release #15—March 9, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces Support for Bill that Helps Recruit 10,000 Mental Health Clinicians for California Schools
News Release #14—March 8, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Celebrates Read Across America Day and Announces Support for Literacy Legislation
News Release #13—March 2, 2022

State Superintendent Thurmond Declares Urgent Need to Address Student Trauma and Promotes Effort to Recruit 10,000 Mental Health Clinicians
News Release #12—March 1, 2022


February

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Congratulates High-Performing Middle Schools Selected as 2022 “Schools to Watch”
News Release #11—February 16, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces Support for Bill that Helps Fund Schools Equitably, Addresses Absenteeism and Truancy
News Release #10—February 10, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces Model Continuation High Schools for 2022
News Release #09—February 10, 2022


January

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces Applications for Free Summer Meal Programs
News Release #08—January 31, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces “A Trusted Space” Initiative to Address Mental Health Needs in California Schools
News Release #07—January 26, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces Extension of Renaissance Digital Reading Partnership
News Release #06—January 25, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces Inaugural California Purple Star Schools
News Release #05—January 24, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Issues Statement in Response to Governor Newsom’s Proposed 2022 Education Budget
News Release #04—January 10, 2022

CDE Releases Student Data for 2020–21 that Show Impacts of COVID-19 on Schools
News Release #03—January 7, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Launches Workgroup to Address School Staff Shortages
News Release #02—January 5, 2022

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Lays Out Needed Resources for California Schools
News Release #01—January 5, 2022

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Last Reviewed: Friday, September 30, 2022
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