FORA.tv Speaker - John Mockler

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Biography

John Mockler is one of California’s leading voices in education policy. He is former California Secretary of Education and Executive Director of the State Board of Education. Mr. Mockler is a leader in the creation of the state’s Content Standards for student learning.

He was instrumental in aligning California’s instructional materials, professional development programs, student testing, and accountability system to California’s widely praised standards. Mr. Mockler is widely recognized in California as a leading expert in school finance and was chief architect of Proposition 98, which sets a minimum funding level for K-12 schools and community colleges, as well as many of the other laws governing California’s structure for financing schools.

Mr. Mockler was also instrumental in the policy formulation of SB 1381, which created Transitional Kindergarten. Mr. Mockler earned his undergraduate degree in Economics at the University of California at Santa Barbara and completed graduate studies in Economics at California State University, Sacramento. He is also a graduate of the Coro Foundation Internship in Public Affairs.

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Transitional Kindergarten and the Broader K-12 Landscape

11.08.11 | 00:17:33 min | 0 comments