Tony Thurmond
State Board of Education (SBE)


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Transforming California Schools
Information and resources about the initiatives and priorities of State Superintendent Tony Thurmond that transform our California K-12 public schools by integrating new programs and strategies for students, families, educators, and local educational agencies.
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Becoming an Educator
Information and resources to provide pathways and guidance to becoming an educator in California public schools.
School Disaster and Emergency Management
School Disaster and Emergency Management
Guidance, grants, training, and resources for local educational agencies (LEAs) related to the management of natural disasters and emergency hazards.
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Content Standards
California's content standards were designed to encourage the highest achievement of every student, by defining the knowledge, concepts, and skills that students should acquire at each grade level.
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Ages and Stages of Development
As your child grows, you may find yourself searching for clues to her behavior. As a parent, you may hear the words "developmental stages." This is just another way of saying your child is moving through a certain time period in the growing-up process.
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California School Dashboard
California's Accountability and Continuous Improvement System helps educators and the public to see how districts and schools are performing. To find informational materials that help explain the data reported on the 2022 Dashboard, visit the Dashboard Communications Toolkit.
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Local Control and Accountability Plan
The Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) is a three-year plan that describes the goals, actions, services, and expenditures to support positive student outcomes that address state and local priorities.
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California School Directory
Information about California public schools, private schools, nonpublic nonsectarian schools, school districts, and county offices of education.