Runoff Election 11/4/2014
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- Occupation: California Schools Superintendent
- California State Assemblymember (1996-2000, 2008-2010)
- California State Senator (2000-2008)
- Contra Costa County Supervisor (1980-1996)
- Antioch City Council (1978-1980)
- Teacher, Mt. Diablo Unified School District (1973-1980)
- University of California, Berkeley B.A. in History (1971), M.A. in Education (1977)
- Make sure decisions about our education dollars are made by local schools, parents and teachers themselves, not politicians.
- Expand career and technical training for high-school students to ensure every child graduates with real-world skills
- Make schools safer by preventing crimes against children, curbing bullying, and keeping kids safe from gangs, drugs and guns.
- Occupation: Educator/Schools' Executive
- CEO of the Partnership for Los Angeles Schools (2007-2013)
- President& CEO, Green Dot Public Schools (2002-2006)
- General Manager and Business Development Manager, Strategic Accounts Group, Model N Inc (2001-2002)
- MBA, Harvard University, 2000
- Financial Analyst, Solomon Brothers (1995-1997)
- B.S., Political Science, summa cum laude, University of California Los Angeles, 1995
Lydia A. Gutiérrez
- Bring major change to California public schools. Sacramento politicians and bureaucrats make too many education decisions, and waste taxpayer money.
- Empower parents, teachers and principals through increasing local control when it comes to decisions that impact student learning.
- Ensure all students have access to a strong principal, effective teacher and well rounded college and career ready curriculum
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- As the state's chief public schools official, provides education policy and direction to local school districts.
- Directs all functions of the Department of Education and executes policies set by the State Board of Education.
- Serves as an ex-officio member of governing boards of the state's higher education system.
- Works with the educational community to improve academic performance.
Secretary of State
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