The 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.
Since 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.
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.
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.
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.
An elementary school teacher in Burbank stands accused of improperly prepping students for state standardized tests.
We need to clarify something from a story we reported earlier this week about allegations of cheating at two local schools.
The founder of a Los Angeles charter school organization that was ensnared in a cheating scandal has been fired.