California will provide a world-class education for all students, from early childhood to adulthood. The Department of Education serves our state by innovating and collaborating with educators, schools, parents, and community partners. Together, as a team, we prepare students to live, work, and thrive in a highly connected world.
California's New Testing Program
Information on the state’s new online tests in English and math, called CAASPP, which improve learning by providing more accurate and timely measures of student progress.
California's New Standards for English and Mathematics
This explains the new, rigorous California standards in English and math that help prepare students for the 21st century economy by emphasizing critical thinking and problem solving.
Superintendent Torlakson’s plans to improve education for all children include A Blueprint for Great Schools, Team California for Healthy Kids, bullying and hate-motivated behavior prevention, awards programs, and other working teams.
Local Control Funding Formula
California's new school funding formula, enacted in 2013.
School and District Reports
Get reports on CAASPP results, course enrollments, dropouts, English learners, enrollments, expulsions, graduates, SAT/ACT/AP scores, staffing, and school summary data.