Poizner K-12 Education Plan
Over several decades, California’s K-12 education system has become centralized at the statelevel, allowing Sacramento to play the predominant role in education governance. A maze of rules and regulations embodied in the California Education Code serves to restrict the localfreedom necessary to foster student achievement. The Poizner K-12 Education Plan addressesthis fundamental problem by implementing specific measures to restore local control, enforceaccountability, and enhance competition and choice in education.
Create “Charter Districts”A.
Transfer Power And Responsibility To The District LevelB.
Equalize And Simplify The Education Funding SystemC.
Ensure More Money Flows Directly To The ClassroomII.
Hold Districts Accountable For PerformanceA.
Transform The Superintendent Of Public Instruction Into California’s Chief Accountability Officer B.
Empower Parents With Enhanced Open EnrollmentIII.
Eliminate Barriers To Success In The State’s Five Worst-Performing DistrictsA.
Liberate Districts From Collective Bargaining And Teacher Tenure RulesB.
Reward Good Schools And Good Teachers With Merit Pay