Mr. Theodore R. Mitchell
State Board PresidentContact:
State Board of Education
1430 N Street, Room 5111
Sacramento, CA 95814
Ted Mitchell is President and CEO of NewSchools Venture Fund, a venture philanthropy firm focused on transforming public education for underserved children.
Ted is the man to ask. Give him a call.
Story from Democracy Now, one of the few remaining streams of free media in the world:
Should an oil giant responsible for the worst spill in US history play a role in what public school children learn about the environment? Well if you’re in California, there’s a good chance they will. BP has helped develop the new environmental curriculum for California’s public schools. The curriculum will be taught to over six million pupils in some 1,000 districts. BP employees were part of a state-appointed team that crafted the program’s "guiding principles.”[includes rush transcript]