Former state Sen. Gary Hart, who died last week at 78, authored bills allowing charter schools in California, creating a statewide student assessment and a minimum school year.
A push in L.A. Unified to devise a 1-to-5 ranking of its schools would be at odds with the statewide system that avoids a “summative rating.”
Fans of abandoned API, rejoice: New index ranks schools 1 to 10 based on test scores.
Schools and districts will be measured based on parent involvement, college and career readiness and, of course, test scores.
California is making big changes in how it evaluates school and district performance.
The state board hopes parents and the public will embrace a multi-colored dashboard.
Federal draft regulations are calling for a 'single rating' of schools
The state board is leaning toward a measurement "dashboard."
Troubles loom for unions but not for schools, after Prop. 30 is extended.
The Every Student Succeeds Act curbs the federal role in dictating school improvement.
State board considers other measures of student engagement and achievement.
The scoring index used to rank schools has been suspended.
The new system will measure student learning based on multiple factors.
History teachers say the Common Core values the skills and content they teach.