The state board is satisfied with compromises but will seek one waiver involving English learners.
The state could still seek waivers from changes that board members don’t like — but only after a plan is submitted.
Effectiveness has nothing to do with teachers' impact or performance, as California defines it under the new federal law.
Big question for board members: Would the deal undermine the state's strategy for reforms?
The State Board of Education should approve the revised Every Student Succeeds Act state plan without delay.
State Board of Education to vote next week on significant changes to meet the requirements of the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The state is currently negotiating with federal officials over its plan to comply with the Every Student Succeeds Act.
The Every Student Succeeds Act is a battleground for the latest dispute between Sacramento and Washington.
More details and tweaks in wording may not resolve key differences over Every Student Succeeds Act.
Place your bets: CTA troubles, pension woes, student deportations, battles with Trump, tax reform and other issues.
Is state board exercising flexibility or violating the Every Student Succeeds Act?
California still has work to do to make new indicator of school attendance more meaningful.
GreatSchools plans to expand school ratings in all 50 states and the District of Columbia by November.
California officials insist Every Student Succeeds Act will not alter the direction of the state's ongoing reforms.
Plan ensures maximum flexibility for California to continue its ground-breaking educational reforms.