New test results point to an urgent need by California to improve learning during pivotal years for education.
My children, who were in 4th and 9th grade when the world shut down in March 2020, lost some ground over the last two years in key academic areas. How could they not?
The bill would require the state to separate out test scores in English language arts, math and science for subgroups of English learners.
A deeper dive into the Smarter Balanced test data reveals that the news is both better and worse than we previously realized.
Parents want the district to allocate $7.2 million to improve services for the district’s 5,000 African-American students.
This week: We explore confounding math test scores with Silicon Valley Education Foundation's CEO and evidence of adversity facing black youths in LA.
Analytical tools that are available but not used can help schools better understand how to improve student performance.
State Board of Education President Linda Darling-Hammond says that key priorities, among other things, should be improving teacher preparedness and qualifications and building a more diverse teaching force in California.
Website provides flexibility, trend data in looking at state's standardized test results.
Search results for the 2016-17 Smarter Balanced assessments of math and English language arts by school or district and see three-year trendlines for the Common Core-aligned tests.
Familiarity with tests and increased Internet capabilities helped districts administer assessments, but state system experienced glitches when overloaded.
After educators say interim test reports designed to improve teaching were too vague to be useful, the consortium that created them promises to do better.
The State Board of Education is expected to vote on withholding a small portion of the contract payment.
Students made gains at all grade levels in math and English language arts.