Defeating Stress: Standardized Testing, Choosing Colleges"I panic," says 15-year-old Elizabeth Farr. "My head starts to hurt. I feel very overwhelmed."
State Board Suspends School Accountability On Common CoreThe California Board of Education suspended the state's school accountability system on Wednesday for one year to give teachers and students time to adjust to new standardized tests aligned with Common Core standards.
'Race To The Top’ Grant Program Is Changing EducationSince Race to the Top was launched, schools across the country have adopted new, rigorous education standards, implemented stringent teacher evaluation systems and are developing data collection systems to better inform instruction.
Brown Signs Bill Ending Current Standardized TestsA 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.
Calif. Seeks To Shelve Current Standardized TestsCalifornia 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.
Parents React After Burbank Elementary School Teacher Is Accused Of Improperly Helping With Standardized Tests Parents reacted Monday after a Burbank elementary school teacher was accused of assisting students with state standardized tests.
Burbank Elementary School Teacher Accused Of Improperly Helping Students With Standardized TestsAn elementary school teacher in Burbank stands accused of improperly prepping students for state standardized tests.
Clarification: Two LA Schools Accused Of Cheating On Standardized TestsWe need to clarify something from a story we reported earlier this week about allegations of cheating at two local schools.
LA Charter School Organization Founder FiredThe founder of a Los Angeles charter school organization that was ensnared in a cheating scandal has been fired.