Jill Tucker

Education Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle

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Education reporter for the San Francisco Chronicle

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California Governor Gavin Newsom wants to halt physical education testing to help protect kids from body shaming, bullying, and gender identity discrimination.

California proposes scrapping junior high physical fitness tests

California Governor Gavin Newsom wants to halt physical education testing to help protect kids from body shaming, bullying, and gender identity discrimination.

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Twelve people are running for  Superintendent of Public Instruction , a nonpartisan office.  If nobody wins outright next week, the top two will be in a run-off in November.

They Want to Be Superintendent of Public Instruction

Twelve people are running for Superintendent of Public Instruction , a nonpartisan office.  If nobody wins outright next week, the top two will be in a run-off in November.

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