Last week Governor Jerry Brown signed into law legislation I sponsored to sweep away outdated bubble tests and transition our state towards the future.
Please sign this thank you card to Governor Brown to let him know we appreciate him taking, what he called, decisive action!
I'm glad the Governor agreed it was time to move away from No Child Left Behind's inflexibility and teaching-to-the-test mentality. That it's time to transform our schools and leave these bubble tests behind.
Reasoning, critical thinking, creativity, problem solving: these are skills worth fighting for. These are 21st century skills our students will need to ensure they enjoy success in career or college. It's the kind of innovation that shows we are doing what's best for our kids. And that's why that's always been my guiding philosophy as State Superintendent of Public Instruction.
Please join me in thanking Governor Brown for signing AB 484 into law and helping us continue moving towards the future!