These Valley Elementaries Are Among California’s Best

Nineteen elementary schools from Fresno, Kings, Madera, and Tulare counties are being honored as 2020 California Distinguished Schools for their outstanding education programs and practices by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond. Li...

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 ...
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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 his supporters: “Given it has become clear that w...

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...