California Department of Education official calls state's charter school laws outdated and says they are in need of revision.
State assumed more districts' scores would grow, and they didn't. That created a problem; designating fewer districts in the 'red' is part of the fix.
The staff of the State Board of Education will revise the plan for complying with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act.
State board considers other measures of student engagement and achievement.
Nominees would fill last two spots on 11-member board.