Selected CDE videos that showcase the department's programs and initiatives. For more videos, visit the California Department of Education YouTube Channel .
After School Programs (Video; 4:21)
Expanded Learning programs are at risk due to proposed federal budget cuts. These programs play an integral role in the lives of California students and their families. State Superintendent Tom Torlakson opposes the proposed cuts.
Understanding the 2016-17 CAASPP Student Score Report (Video; 5:32)
Learn about the 2016—17 Student Score Report of year-end standardized test results. Districts will receive a Student Score Report for each student. These reports will be distributed to parents.
Graduation Rates at All Time High (Video; 3:49)
Tom Torlakson made the announcement about the graduation rates at an event in Woodland High School on April 2017.
California Teachers of the Year 2017 (Video; 3:33)
The 2017 California Teachers of the Year, finalists, and semifinalists were honored at the gala held in Sacramento, California on February 13, 2017.
Overview of the California School Dashboard (Video; 5:25)
The California School Dashboard contains reports that display the performance of local educational agencies (LEAs), schools, and student groups on a set of state and local measures to assist in identifying strengths, weaknesses, and areas in need of improvement.
Public Schools Are Safe Havens For Students (Video; 1:00)
A message from State Superintendent of Public Instruction, Tom Torlakson, about student safety and protection in California.