Brett Barley | Legislative Manager
California is the state known for innovation, yet our schools are ranked 45th in the nation. We know that the transformational changes we need happen when parents, teachers, and community members come together to demand a high-quality education for all children from the decision makers who govern our schools.
It’s hard to escape the headlines in The Washington Post or the New York Times or the Wall Street Journal that spell out the political stalemate between Democrats and Republicans in Washington, D.C. But this week at a press conference in California, I was pleased to stand, as a Democrat, with the California Republican Caucus in calling for a holistic approach to bringing equitable, high quality teacher access to historically underserved students.