The State Board of Education has no answer to a basic question: Should the state measure readiness for 'college and careers' or 'college or careers'?
California Department of Education official calls state's charter school laws outdated and says they are in need of revision.
The governor also renominated Patricia Rucker and Ting Sun to the state board.
Following the longest public comment session in board history, board rejects two Houghton Mifflin Harcourt texts, agreeing with advisory commission.
A teacher's credential, not his or her performance, will define effectiveness under the state's education plan required by federal law.
The staff of the State Board of Education will revise the plan for complying with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act.
The Local Control and Accountability Plan's third version may not be a charm but it is an improvement.
Current method doesn't credit progress by lowest and highest performing students.
Hundreds of Muslim, Hindu Americans took offense at references to their religions.
California teachers say they're not getting enough quality training and materials.
California officials are requesting maximum flexibility under the new federal law.
State board considers other measures of student engagement and achievement.
The online data system will help teachers analyze Smarter Balanced results.
Hiring teachers to score new Common Core tests is a priority.
Board buys time to create broader measures of school performance.