SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson issued the following statement today after Governor Jerry Brown signed the 2015-16 state budget:
“This state budget represents a significant step forward for education in California with a much-needed increase in funding for our schools, but it must also be noted, even with this, we still have not fully recovered from the devastating cuts made during the Great Recession.
Richmond College Prep will be wrapping up the school year with celebrations and graduations.
Preschool Morning Program Wednesday at 9am in the Classroom
Preschool Afternoon Program Wednesday 12:30pm in the Classroom
Wednesday - 10am TK, Kindergarten and First Grade Graduation
Thursday - 10am 6th Grade Graduation on the yard
Friday - 9am 2-5 award ceremony for students
* Last day of school for preschool is June 23, 2015
* Last day of school for TK - 5th grade is June 19, 2015
Summer Meal Service Sites Map: Each year, the CDE’s Nutrition Services Division posts locations on the CDE Summer Meal Service Sites Web page at http://www.cde.ca.gov/ds/sh/
Parents can call site directors listed under the 2014 Summer Meal Service Sites Map to determine if meals will be served at the same locations in 2015. The CDE plans to post 2015 summer meal sites at the end of May and will refresh the information as new sites are approved to participate.
Summer Meal Finder: The CDE will also share 2015 Summer Meal Service site information on the USDA Summer Meal Site Finder Web page at http://www.fns.usda.gov/
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State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Reports Record High Graduation Rate
SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today reported California’s cohort graduation rate climbed for the fifth year in a row in 2014 to a record high, with the biggest jump taking place among English learners.