The Cal State Long Beach class is designed specifically for high school students.
New law is intended to ensure all qualified students proceed to advanced math.
Brown guards local control and is wary of more spending and collecting more data.
Integrated math combines elements of Algebra 1, Algebra 2 and geometry.
Educators are urging parents and students not to get discouraged with this year's Smarter Balanced test results.
Among the new laws are changes for math placement and class instruction time.
Districts say more detailed information is needed for tests to be useful.
However, in math, the percentage identified as college-ready has dropped.
Answers to frequently asked questions about California's Smarter Balanced Assessments based on the Common Core State Standards
Spanish speakers need help with Common Core emphasis on language skills.
Standards could challenge trend to put 8th graders in Algebra 1.
Jason Zimba is one of the authors of the Common Core State Standards in math.
Teachers are reaching out to build support among bewildered parents for the Common Core standards being implemented in thousands of California classrooms.
Under the Common Core State Standards, math teachers whose students have varying levels of English comprehension are using innovative ways to teach them math, the vocabulary of math and to discuss how they came up with their answers.