California Department of Education
Taking Center Stage – Act II

Compliance with the Williams case

The Williams case requires every California school to provide all students with sufficient instructional materials, safe schools, and quality teachers. Among other things, learning leaders make sure to provide each pupil with:

  • State-adopted instructional materials in the four core subjects (English-language arts, mathematics, history/social science, and science)
  • Highly qualified teachers
  • Safe schools (refer to Recommendation 8, Safety, Resilience, and Health, for more details.)

Fiscal support from the local governing board

Support for facilities that are safe and attractive