Thurmond officially sworn in as state superintendent

Tony Thurmond (middle) took his oath of office last week as California Superintendent of Public Instruction. He replaces outgoing Superintendent Tom Torlakson. Photo courtesy tonythurmond.comTony Thurmond took his oath of office as California’s 28th State Superintendent of Public Instruction last week, saying that it is an honor to lead the state’s 6.2 million students and over 10,000 schools.
He said his own life story underscored the vital need for all students, regardless of income, race, eth...

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