State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Torlakson, unveils a new Road Map for Education
A Blueprint for Great Schools Version 2.0 builds on the groundbreaking 2011 report A Blueprint for Great Schools, which helped usher in a new era in California schools that has included major increases in funding, more rigorous state academic standards, online student assessment testing, and greater support for the students and schools with the most needs.Read more
Lumina Foundation’s community-based postsecondary education attainment strategy is designed to help communities and regions dramatically increase the number of local residents with postsecondary credentials.
“Research shows a direct correlation between thriving cities and education beyond high school,” said Jamie Merisotis, Lumina’s president and CEO. “Increased attainment delivers stronger local economies, greater individual earning power and better quality of life. Every community in America wants that, and we’ve designed this work to give civic leaders the tools they need to be successful.”