Federal draft regulations are calling for a 'single rating' of schools
Reducing the subgroup size gives a more complete picture of performance, a new study finds.
Districts required to meet participation rates and tell parents they can opt out.
The state has already adopted many of the reforms in the new federal law.
The federal government grants a waiver from the last vestige of No Child Left Behind.
But civil rights advocates urge clarity and guidance, not just flexibility.
California officials are requesting maximum flexibility under the new federal law.
The legislation is based on political compromise, not hard data.
High school juniors who opted out didn't significantly lower state's total.
The Every Student Succeeds Act takes effect in the 2017-18 school year.
The new law takes effect in the 2017-18 school year.
CORE districts hope the new school improvement system will become permanent.
The bill makes permanent a grant program for early education.
The Every Student Succeeds Act curbs the federal role in dictating school improvement.
One was orchestrating local control as the other was leveraging federal power.