The California State Superintendent of State Instruction for 2010

This is the first in a se­ries of posts track­ing the race for a new California State Superintendent of Public Instruction (SSPI). In California, 42% of the state bud­get is de­voted to K-12 ed­u­ca­tion. The SSPI is an elected of­fi­cial who over­sees the State Department of Education for K-12 ed­u­ca­tion and speaks for the State on ed­u­ca­tion is­sues. (more…)