The pandemic compounded the challenge of teaching math at grade level when many California students may be three or four years behind.
Several factors — confusion with a more famous 13, tax fatigue, anxiety over the stock market — may have led to the measure’s likely defeat.
This week: LA County Superintendent Debra Duardo cites low performing student groups' progress, while USC Professor Morgan Polikoff faults the dashboard design.
Student advocacy groups and academics are seeking to adopt a model other states use to calculate the impact of students’ test score growth, but state staff urge patience.
San Diego, Los Angeles and Fresno make notable growth among urban districts in the 2017 NAEP.
Depending how the question is framed, they also favor rating schools on multiple factors, not issuing a single grade.
Two K-8 texts by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt did not comply with state's History Social Science Framework, according to Instructional Quality Commission.
More than half of voters never heard of state's Local Control Funding Formula.
The state board agrees with a USC professor studying the issue – minimum proficiency is too narrow a measure.