Approval for the state’s plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act comes one day after State Board of Education makes final fixes.
State Board also votes to continue exploring a way to measure a school’s impact on student learning. Advocates say a “growth model" will be more precise than the method the state uses now.
Top U.S. Department of Education official says he will recommend approval if the State Board of Education votes for a revised plan at its meeting in Sacramento
California is one of handful of states awaiting federal approval of its education plan
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.
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Is state board exercising flexibility or violating the Every Student Succeeds Act?