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Testing and Assessments
July 21, 2021
The Advanced Education Research & Development Fund is calling for project proposals on how assessment can be done better.
February 24, 2021
The state board will consider if districts can use locally selected tests where Smarter Balanced assessments are not feasible.
January 26, 2021
A study of 50,000 students from 18 districts reaffirm that those who have traditionally struggled fell farther behind academically.
November 5, 2020
Federal education officials said they will not waive testing requirements for the 2020-21 school year.
October 27, 2020
To assess students during distance learning, teachers are relying on informal check-ins, open notes and webcams to monitor a student’s behavior.
April 9, 2020
ACT and SAT are better measures of college readiness than state tests, proponents say.
March 17, 2020
California also will ask the federal government to waive the required standardized tests if and when schools resume session this year.
February 21, 2020
Test scores are only one measure of a student, but they can be used to dispel stereotypes and promote higher achievement, superintendent says.
February 7, 2020
The results are the first set of scores for a new test aligned with California’s new science standards.
December 19, 2019
Removing tests from admissions process would allow UC to recruit and educate California’s best and brightest from all backgrounds.
December 16, 2019
Colleges would miss out on valuable information about student readiness if they eliminate test scores from the admissions process.
December 4, 2019
California’s CORE districts have the option of publishing growth data. Los Angeles will join Fresno, Long Beach and Oakland in doing so.
December 3, 2019
U.S. math scores have not budged significantly since 2003 on the worldwide assessment.
November 25, 2019
High SAT and ACT scores still provide an edge even if colleges don't require them.
October 30, 2019
Nationwide scores on NAEP stalled for a decade in 4th and 8th grade while California's slowly rose – latest dip in 8th grade reading notwithstanding