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Brown Signs Bill Ending Current Standardized Tests

A bill ending the standardized tests that California public school students have taken in reading, math and social science since 1999 received Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature on Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/02/2013

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Calif. Senate Approves Dropping Standardized Tests

The state Senate approved a bill Tuesday that would end traditional standardized testing of students in reading, math and social science, as the top federal education official threatened to withhold federal funds if the measure becomes law.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/10/2013

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Calif. Seeks To Shelve Current Standardized Tests

California education officials proposed Wednesday to immediately do away with the standardized reading, math and social science tests used to measure student learning and school performance since the late 1990s.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/04/2013