Sonoma County Office of Education

SCOE leaders interviewed about Every Child Succeeds Act

12/11/2015 -

President Barack Obama signed into law this week the Every Child Succeeds Act, a bipartisan bill that calls for big changes in education.

The law returns “responsibility to the state to really make sure their accountability system is one that will foster improvement, not punishment. I think that’s the main intention of the shift,” said Mickey Porter, Sonoma County Office of Education Deputy Superintendent for Instructional Services, speaking with Press Democrat Education Reporter Jeremy Hay. Read the article here.

County Superintendent Steve Herrington discussed the impact of the new law on KSRO's morning news show. Check back for a link to the interview.

And see what State Superintendent Tom Torlakson thinks of the law here.