Marshall Tuck is running to become state superintendent in California. He'd start by challenging the existing school code.
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May 27, 2014
May 23, 2014
I preview interviews with California's state superintendent and his challenger. The interviews, including links to full transcriptions, will appear next week.
May 14, 2014
Two Democrats, representing different education reform factions within the party, are facing off in the race for California school superintendent. And then, there is a wild-card candidate.
May 09, 2014
The talk at the annual California EdSource conference underscores the differences between the reform approaches taken by the state and the national debate. The state has bet heavily on the Common Core and a new funding formula.
May 05, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown has opened a window of opportunity for teachers to define and organize around teaching quality. It's an open question how California' teachers and their unions will respond.
May 02, 2014
In our notes on the news: California's graduation rate hits 80%, public opinion supports Common Core, a scrap over the state budget, and bilingual ed survives.
May 01, 2014
Unionized teachers in California push to create "ideas" leadership that moves the practice of teaching without requiring them to leave the classroom.
March 27, 2014
'On California' blog debuts with its author explaining why he writes.