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A Conversation with Candidates for State Superintendent of Public Instruction

2018 Speaker Series on California's Future
August 24, 2018
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Sheraton Grand Hotel,
Magnolia and Camellia rooms
1230 J Street, lower level
Sacramento, CA 95814

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About the Program

California educates more than 6 million children in its K–12 public schools, and education is by far the largest area of state spending. Recently implemented reforms—including the Common Core standards and the Local Control Funding Formula—aim to improve student outcomes, but significant challenges remain. Join us for a conversation with the candidates for state superintendent of public instruction about their visions for public education in California.

As part of our Speaker Series on California’s Future, PPIC is inviting all major candidates in selected statewide races to participate in public conversations. The purpose is to give Californians a better understanding of how candidates would approach the challenges facing our state.

Agenda

11:45 a.m. Registration begins

12:00 p.m. Lunch

12:15 p.m. Welcome
Donna Lucas, founder and CEO, Lucas Public Affairs

12:20 p.m. Conversation and Q&A
Moderator: Mark Baldassare, president and CEO, PPIC
Tony Thurmond, educator/state legislator
Marshall Tuck, schools improvement director

1:30 p.m. Adjourn

Sponsors

Contacts

Steven Bliss
Media Contact
415-291-4412
email
Kelly Holt
Event Contact
415-291-4498
email

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