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CDE Ed Talks Podcast


The California Department of Education podcast talks about various issues in the field of education.

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Episode 1: Priority X - School Climate

Published: January 11, 2019, Duration: 00:36:33

This episode talks about school climate, one of the school priorities created by the Local Control Funding Formula. It features an interview with Dr. Susan Levine of the Riverside County Office of Education, who talks about some of the innovative work that her county does to help districts understand and improve school climate.

Episode 1 Podcast Page

Episode 2: CDE News Update - May 14 Update from Superintendent Thurmond

Published: May 14, 2019, Duration: 00:21:29

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosts bi-weekly media check-ins to provide an overview of what the CDE is focused on and updates from his office. In his second media check-in on May 14th, he talked about teacher and educator housing, statewide literacy efforts, the May revise to the California state budget, and more. He also answered questions from the media.

Episode 2 Podcast Page

Episode 3: Priority X - Social and Emotional Learning and School Climate

Published: May 23, 2019, Duration: 00:41:28

Priority X host Jacquelyn Ollison speaks with educator and researcher Dr. Laura Hallberg (University of the Pacific) about Social and Emotional Learning. This includes talking about Dr. Hallberg’s career working to address school climate issues for disproportionately affected students as well as work that addresses ways to help students feel socially, emotionally, and physically safe.

Episode 3 Podcast Page

Episode 4: CDE News Update - June 26 Update from Superintendent Thurmond

Published: June 27, 2019, Duration: 00:15:00

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond talks about his new statewide literacy campaign, charter school authorization, and the state budget.

Episode 4 Podcast Page

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Last Reviewed: Thursday, June 27, 2019
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  • CDE Ed Talks Podcast Episode 1
    This episode talks about school climate which is one of the school priorities created by the Local Control Funding Formula.
  • CDE Ed Talks Podcast Episode 2
    State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond hosts bi-weekly media check-ins to provide an overview of what the CDE is focused on and updates from his office.
  • CDE Ed Talks Podcast Episode 3
    Priority X host Jacquelyn Ollison speaks with educator and researcher Dr. Laura Hallberg of the University of the Pacific about Social and Emotional Learning.
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