Cindy Marks, a board member in the Modesto City School District in Stanislaus County, is the 2012 president-elect of the California School Boards Association.
In This Issue
Schools are questioning use of suspensions and expulsions
More than 400,000 California students were suspended last year—some more than once—for a total of 750,000 suspensions, the California Department of Education reports.
State lawmakers’ votes on key education issues close the loop on accountability
With a focus on Governance First, school boards create the right conditions for student success—positive outcomes follow.
Brian Taylor is managing editor of California Schools.
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Military Kids Club at Las Posas Elementary School in the Pleasant Valley School District.
The PACK program at Day Creek Intermediate School in the Etiwanda Elementary School District.
Professional Governance Standards and the Common Core: the future of governance.