California State Board of EducationThe State Board of Education (SBE) is the governing and policy-making body of the California Department of Education. The SBE sets K-12 education policy in the areas of standards, instructional materials, assessment, and accountability. The SBE adopts textbooks for grades K-8, adopts regulations to implement legislation, and has authority to grant waivers of the Education Code. The SBE has 11 members, appointed by the Governor.
Fresno County Office of EducationThis link goes to the Fresno County Office of Education website. The FCOE website is a great place to catch up on local and state educational news. It also contains information about state and regional programs for education.