Tests are computerized, but humans needed to score critical thinking.
The report calls for a greater integration of special education into schools.
Some states allow parents to opt children out of tests while others don’t.
Lawmakers say they need to respond now to Vergara ruling.
As preschool costs rise, so does stress on middle-income families.
Districts would get $900 million if extra revenue comes through.
About half the students who are eligible eat school breakfast.
The architect of California's funding law has died at 73.
More than 10,000 preschool slots have opened up this year.
The state board envisions a very different system post-Academic Performance Index.
Lower initial scores on the new tests should not be an indictment.
Funds were allegedly collected for students who never participated.
College and career preparation efforts are taking grip in earlier grades.
Vouchers benefit low-income families.
Black students and disabled students have the highest suspension rates.