governor Earl Warren (1943-1953) established the Reconstruction
and Reemployment Commission. The Commission drafted the
Optional Reorganization Act in 1945 to address school district
reorganization. The Act created the State Commission on
School Districts to survey school district reorganization.
The Commission surveyed every county in California and made
recommendations to the State Board of Education. In 1949
the State Commission on School Districts was disbanded and the
State Board of Education assumed responsibility for the
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Findings and Recommendations of
the Commission on School Districts, 1949.