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Equity and Access Branch

The Equity and Access Branch ensures that every student can achieve at their highest potential, attain high academic outcomes, and experience equitable opportunities to learn with achievement gaps nonexistent at any level.

Khieem Jackson
Deputy Superintendent of Public Instruction

Phone: 916-323-6398
Fax: 916-319-0117


Career & College Transition Division
Provides administrative services, resources, and policy support to local educational agencies to improve performance in secondary education, including middle and high schools, adult education, career technical education, workforce development, and distance learning programs.

Charter Schools Division
Supports, promotes, and authorizes high quality charter schools that improve achievement and choice for California public schools and families.

Educator Excellence & Equity Division
Provides direction and resources to support educators to increase their content knowledge and the effectiveness of their instructional support strategies to meet the unique needs of every student, including English learners, to ensure high academic achievement.

Equity & STEAM Office

State Special Schools & Services Division
Provides services to deaf, hard of hearing, blind and visually impaired students in addition to offering local educational agency (LEA) special education programs with assessment services, technical assistance and staff development.

Questions:   Equity & Access Branch | 916-323-6398 |
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, November 12, 2019