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State Superintendent Tom Torlakson held an event where education leaders and advocates came together to discuss how schools should be a safe haven for undocumented students and what should be done to protect students and their families.

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Expanded Learning programs are at risk due to proposed federal budget cuts. These programs play an integral role in the lives of California students and their families. State Superintendent Tom Torlakson opposes the proposed cuts.

Video thumbnail of Understanding the 2016-17 CAASPP Student Score Report Understanding the 2016-17 CAASPP Student Score Report External link opens in new window or tab. (Video; 5:32)
Learn about the 2016—17 Student Score Report of year-end standardized test results. Districts will receive a Student Score Report for each student. These reports will be distributed to parents.


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Tom Torlakson made the announcement about the graduation rates at an event in Woodland High School on April 2017.


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The 2017 California Teachers of the Year, finalists, and semifinalists were honored at the gala held in Sacramento, California on February 13, 2017.


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The California School Dashboard contains reports that display the performance of local educational agencies (LEAs), schools, and student groups on a set of state and local measures to assist in identifying strengths, weaknesses, and areas in need of improvement.

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Last Reviewed: Tuesday, October 17, 2017
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