Tony Thurmond Is the New Schools Chief. Now What?

With bucks and boots on the ground from California teachers’ unions, Bay Area Democratic Assemblyman Tony Thurmond declared victory Saturday as California’s new superintendent of public instruction, an outcome that essentially endorses the labor-backed educati...
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Thurmond Wins Race for Public Schools Chief

Though there are about 2 million ballots left to count, reform candidate Marshall Tuck has conceded to Tony Thurmond in the race for state superintendent of public instruction. Tuck sent this statement to hi...

Tuck Leads in Tight State Education Race

After an expensive campaign, Los Angeles schools executive Marshall Tuck is narrowly leading in his race to become the state's top public education official. With 96% of precincts counted, Tuck leads Assembl...
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First Public Poll Shows Tuck Well Ahead of Thurmond

We're in the final days before the election. And, one of the last polls shows separation among candidates for statewide offices and the U.S. Senate. The final Berkeley IGS poll indicates dominant leads in the gubernatorial, state superintendent of public in...
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Listen to Marshall Tuck’s Vision for California Schools

Marshall Tuck, a candidate for state superintendent of public instruction, sat down with Louis Freedberg and John Fensterwald of EdSource to talk about his vision for California's public schools. You can hear the interview in this podcast on EdSource. In...