O’CONNELL RECEIVES ENDORSEMENT OF EVERY MAJOR NEWSPAPER IN CALIFORNIA
CHILDREN’S ADVOCACY INSTITUTE GIVES O’CONNELL 96% RANKING, LEACH 57% BASED ON VOTING RECORDS
Sacramento, CA – The Children’s Advocacy Institute released its annual report card based on California State Legislators’ voting records on children’s issues...
12/20 EDUCATION COMMUNITY OVERWHELMINGLY SUPPORTS O’CONNELL FOR SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION
Sacramento, CA – Today State Senator Jack O’Connell released a bipartisan statewide list of local education leaders, superintendents, teachers and education organizations supporting his candidacy for State Superintendent of Public Instruction.
12/14 Teachers and Education Workers Back Jack O'Connell for Superintendent of Public Instruction
OAKLAND, CA - The California Federation of Teachers (CFT) announced today that it has voted to back Jack O'Connell for State Superintendent of Public Instruction.
11/28 O'CONNELL FILES CANDIDACY DOCUMENTS
San Luis Obispo, CA -- As his campaign for State Superintendent of Public Instruction continues in full swing, today State Senator Jack O'Connell filed his Declaration of Candidacy and Nomination papers. O'Connell has visited 127 schools in 76 school districts in 34 counties this year alone. He has also been holding "sidewalk office hours" in communities across the state.
10/11 Senator Jack O'Connell Recipient of the CCSESA Legislator of the Year Award
State Senator Jack O'Connell has been selected by the California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA) as the recipient of their Legislator of the Year Award.
5/23 O'Connell Announces Statewide Campaign for Superintendent of Public Instruction
"We need to not only continue our reform measures on education, but also make sure that whatever the economic situation, our public schools remain our top priority," O'Connell stressed.
5/7 ACSA endorses Jack O'Connell for SPI
Educational leaders of ACSA throughout the state have announced their support for Sen. Jack O'Connell for state superintendent of public instruction in 2002.