More people still support charters, but the margin has narrowed in an Education Next survey.
Report is based on surveys of nine rural districts about support for implementation of Common Core standards in math and English language arts.
Familiarity with tests and increased Internet capabilities helped districts administer assessments, but state system experienced glitches when overloaded.
Better Math Teaching Network in New England is testing new high school math instructional strategies to be shared with educators around the country.
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.
Dr. Corinne Hyde talks about Common Core controversy, standards implementation, tests, curriculum materials and USC's online guide to the Common Core.
E.M. Grimmer Elementary in Fremont, which has a high percentage of low-income and Latino students, was among 19 district schools – or 58 percent – that were ranked at the highest level in math on state standards.
The current metric for college and career readiness focuses too heavily on college preparation, critics have said.
It will be difficult to reverse the momentum in the state, where implementation of the Common Core is well underway.
Sean Nank, American College of Education professor, discusses Common Core math, instructional strategies, curriculum and the beauty of patterns.
Citing duplication, the state's third-largest district sought to drop the 11th-grade Smarter Balanced test.
Teachers comment on curricula, instructional materials, tests, student achievement data, and accountability in Center on Education Policy report.
Anne Udall, of the New Teacher Center, talks about how the Every Student Succeeds Act, or ESSA, is affecting Common Core implementation.
Common Core standards in math and English language arts have brought many changes to California classrooms. Here's a rundown of what's different.
Reviews of math and English language arts materials, along with a list of materials recommended by the California Board of Education, are available online.