The state formed committees to support implementation of the Common Core standards, Next Generation Science Standards and History-Social Science standards.
California education officials have appealed the U.S. Department of Education’s decision to reject the state’s request to begin phasing in new science tests this spring.
Los Medanos Elementary students learn Common Core concepts in fun ways and excel academically.
State board president, state superintendent say proposed rules on funding for low-income students would intrude on local control and exceed federal authority.
It is the first statewide school construction bond measure since 2006.
AB 2548 also called for simpler, clearer school and district reports cards.
The issue: Can targeted dollars fund across-the-board teacher raises?
Still, only a third of juniors met or exceeded standards in math.
Students made gains at all grade levels in math and English language arts.
The advocacy groups that challenged the district want an immediate remedy.
The letter criticizes the proposed rules, saying they say would "derail" the state's progress toward a new accountability system.
The district plans to fight the ruling; the community group wants it enforced now.
State officials are considering a number of possible measures.
Without more transparency, districts can play shell game with money, law firm charges.