We must continue to invest in understanding how students are doing as they return to school after the pandemic.
California released updated guidance for school districts deciding whether Smarter Balanced or a local assessment is their more viable option.
Increasing costs due to the pandemic combined with existing financial challenges will hit California schools hard.
He is one of the longest-serving urban superintendents, praised for his collaborative style and his role in improving student achievement.
California’s CORE districts have the option of publishing growth data. Los Angeles will join Fresno, Long Beach and Oakland in doing so.
Studies show that freshman year can be one of the most critical years in a student's academic journey.
School communities need actionable data and a complete picture of progress to support meaningful changes for students.
Foundation is funding school and district networks to heighten middle and high school success for low-income African American and Latino students. Six California-based organizations will receive $40 million out of $92 million awarded nationwide.
Districts seek to narrow achievement gaps, especially at the middle-school level.
Now's not the time to expand experimentation with school accountability measures, staff tells CORE Districts.
To measure achievement, CORE Districts take into account both the number of students meeting standards and how much academic growth students are making each year.
Educators are more focused on how students and teachers interact.
Paul Tough discusses the highlights of his new book, "Helping Children Succeed."
Career and college readiness measures won't be on initial list.