California education officials have appealed the U.S. Department of Education’s decision to reject the state’s request to begin phasing in new science tests this spring.
The education department rejected the state's request for a science testing waiver.
School officials are expecting to send reports to parents this summer.
State Board of Education gives preview of format for Smarter Balanced scores
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.