Calif. Suspends Standardized Testing To Make Way For 'Common Core'The state Board of Education voted at a meeting in Sacramento not to produce an Academic Performance Index for the 2014-15 school year.
Porn Production Moratorium Ends After TestingA California-based trade group for the adult film industry has lifted a moratorium on production spurred by a feared HIV exposure on an out-of-state film set.
Huntington Beach Students Expected To Resume Classes Thursday With Asbestos Abatement UnderwayAffected schools in Ocean View School District have been shut down for the last seven days after an asbestos fiber was found in a wipe test at Hope View Elementary.
Angry Parents Demand Answers As OC Schools Remain Closed For Asbestos TestingFrustrated Oak View Elementary students and parents in Huntington Beach marched in front of the Ocean View School District office Monday morning, hoping someone would explain when the children will return to class.
Huntington Beach Schools Remain Closed As Expert Confirms Classroom Tested Positive For AsbestosEleven Huntington Beach schools will remain closed for at least another week after an expert confirmed Tuesday a classroom tested positive for asbestos.
OC Schools To Be Tested For Asbestos In Wake Of Removal Efforts An Orange County school district will test every room in its 11 schools for asbestos after questions were raised about whether students were exposed to carcinogenic dust during construction projects earlier this school year.
Lawmaker Calls For 'Common Sense' Testing Of Guns Surrendered At Buyback EventsAssemblyman Mike Gatto wants to prohibit police agencies from administering handgun buy-backs without taking steps to ensure firearms are property identified and tested as potential evidence.
New Billboard Tells Californians The State Is No. 2 In Cases Of SyphilisAHF says the only way to continue to fight the disease is with condom use and routine STD testing. The AHF hopes humor in discussing the serious topic will lead to awareness.
Report: Toxicity Levels At Malibu Schools Higher Than Previously ThoughtSome Malibu school facilities may contain illegal levels of a toxic compound that is dramatically higher than previously reported, according to a parent-teacher coalition.
Consumer Watchdog Urges DMV To Require Test Drivers In Google Cars A Westside consumer advocacy group wants the DMV to hit the brakes on putting driverless cars on California roads.
LAPD Moves Closer To Testing Aerial Drones For 'Tactical Events' Chief Charlie Beck says police could soon begin using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) during manhunts, standoffs and other "tactical events".
Testing Underway After Thousands Of Fish Die-Off In Menifee LakeAuthorities continued testing the water in Menifee Lake Friday after thousands of dead fish have been seen floating since last weekend.
Patient Safety Supporters Call For Mandatory Drug Testing For Doctors Families who claimed to have been victimized by dangerous or intoxicated doctors announced Monday the delivery of hundreds of thousands of signatures for a ballot measure that would require mandatory drug testing for doctors.
Students To Take Trial Run Of Computer-Based Standardized Testing State and local education officials Monday unveiled a new computer-based standardized testing model aimed at giving students an "academic checkup".
Feds Approve California Switch To Computer-Based Standardized Testing For K-12Federal education officials on Friday approved California's plan to roll out new computer-based standardized tests this spring.