The Governor released his revised budget (the “May Revise”) on Friday. It was horrible; but pretty much status quo for K-12 education in California (the California School Boards Association’s take is here).
API reports were also released on Friday; SFUSD schools’ results generally ticked up slightly. (The district’s API rose from 771 to 775).
Audio tidbit: A few weeks ago, I wrote a post on Deputy Superintendent Richard Carranza’s presentation to the Board on version 2.0 of the district’s strategic plan. I promised to upload some audio from the speech; after hitting a few technological roadblocks, here is a key 7-1/2 minute section where Mr. Carranza speaks candidly about some of the district’s biggest challenges.