All articles by EdSource staff
The standards will boost “conceptual understanding and critical thinking.”
April 7, 2015
"It feels like it’s moving us forward in the right direction."
April 2, 2015
All districts must have "high expectations for success in college and careers."
March 31, 2015
Assessments "require greater critical thinking."
March 26, 2015
Teachers "are very excited again with what they’re doing."
March 25, 2015
2015 promises to be a pivotal year for several major reforms in public education, including the continuing rollout of the Common Core State Standards, the state's new school financing and accountability system, and the administration of the online Smarter Balanced assessments.
January 4, 2015
Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed bills to mandate kindergarten and tinker with aspects of the state’s new school funding formula, and he signed bills providing more protections for student privacy as he rushed to review a sea of bills this week to meet the Sept. 30 deadline for acting on legislation.
October 1, 2014
This new report explains the changes to California’s testing and accountability systems along with a timeline for implementation and recommendations for maximizing their effectiveness and impact.