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Morning Read: Torlakson defeats Tuck in state superintendent race

LA School Report | November 5, 2014

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Torlakson wins superintendent race
Tom Torlakson has won a second term as state superintendent of public instruction. Ed Source

Voters pass Prop. 2, strengthen rainy day fund
Along with re-electing Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday, voters awarded him one of his campaign priorities: strengthening the state budget’s rainy day fund. Ed Source

Prop. 47 passes, reducing some crime penalties
Any reductions in spending that result from Prop 47 will go to a fund that includes the California Department of Education. Los Angeles Times

Field trip for Daniel Pearl Magnet HS students OK despite LAUSD travel ban
Cortines clarified his ban on staff travel in response to concerns that students would miss their trip Wednesday to the nation’s capital. Los Angeles Daily News

Live election coverage: state education chiefs’ races
The winners will be highlighted and a short analysis will accompany each race. Education Week

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