• 588
    0

    By Joe W. Bowers Jr. California Black Media For Tony Thurmond, California’s African American State Superintendent of Public Instruction, American public education will never be the same after experiencing what it has over the last two years. “The pandemic really did put a spotlight on places where there were big holes and gaps and inequities,” ...
  • 1203
    0

    By Manny Otiko California Black Media California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond says school districts across the state are prepared to open safely in the fall even as COVID-19 cases surge in California and around the country. The new spike in COVID-19 positive rates across the state are driven by infections involving the more ...
  • 1342
    0

    Governor Gavin Newsom and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond have announced a partnership between the California COVID-19 Testing Task Force and the California Department of Education to deploy up to 3 million rapid COVID-19 antigen tests at no cost to support the safe return to in-person learning for staff and students in some of California’s most disadvantaged school ...
  • 3059
    0

    In 2017 results for English Language Arts (ELA) on the California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress, 51.44 percent of all K–12 students did not meet the standard for ELA. In order to improve ELA scores and increase students’ achievement in ELA, the California Department of Education (CDE) and Riverside County Office of Education (RCOE) ...