Initiative. Repeals section 2, amends section 7, Article IX of Constitution. Abolishes office of Superintendent of Public Instruction. Declares State Board of Education shall consist of ten members, each elected from a district for ten year term, each district comprising two congressional districts. Prescribes rotation in office. Empowers board to fill membership vacancies, appointee holding until next general election. Requires board appoint Director of Education, removable at pleasure, and fix his salary; Superintendent of Public Instruction continuing in office until appointed director qualifies.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 577377; A: 38.1; N: 938955; B: 61.9
Willard E. Givens, City Superintendent of Schools, Oakland, and President, California Teachers Association; Susan M. Dorsey, Former Superintendent of Schools, City of Los Angeles
Harry Hammond, State Printer
MAKING STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION ELECTIVE; ABOLISHING SUPERINTENDENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION; PROVIDING FOR DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION California Proposition 11 (1934).