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California State Government November 5, 2002 Election
 Smart Voter Mark Sanchez

Candidate for
State Superintendent of Public Instruction; State of California

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: Commissioner, San Francisco Board of Education
  • Public elementary school teacher
  • CA Multiple Subject teaching credential
  • B.A. English Literature
Top Priorities if Elected
  • Significantly increase resources for public education, beginning by meeting the nation's average in per-pupil spending
  • Eliminate high-stakes testing and develop authentic multiple measures of student achievement
  • Compensate teachers with a salary commensurate to the valuable work they provide
Key Endorsements
  • San Francisco Green Party
  • Karen Zapata, co-founder Teachers 4 Social Justice
  • Jeremiah Jeffries, leader Teachers 4 Change
Position Papers
California must adequately fund its schools to close the education opportunity gap
California has the fifth largest economy in the world; yet school funding doesn't come close to reflecting this economic reality.
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