May 9, 2017
With nearly 40 percent of incoming freshmen needing remediation in English or math, CSU is planning ways to make sure those students earn college credit from the start. Many details remain to be figured out, officials said.
May 8, 2017
The free courses increased scores an average of 115 points from earlier and preliminary scores.
April 19, 2017
Assembly Higher Education committee unanimously passes the bill, which advocates say will improve graduation rates. If approved by the full Legislature and governor, the measure would require community colleges to place students in credit classes unless there is a high probability of failure.
March 22, 2017
Dr. Corinne Hyde talks about Common Core controversy, standards implementation, tests, curriculum materials and USC's online guide to the Common Core.
March 21, 2017
A move from noncredit remedial courses to specially designed credit classes will offer extra tutoring and support to thousands of CSU students. Nearly 40 percent of last fall’s CSU freshmen were found to need remediation in English or math, and 14 percent needed remediation in both subjects.
March 20, 2017
Workshop participants expressed concerns about data timeliness, local indicators, how data relate to districts’ accountability plans, and how charter data are reported.
March 8, 2017
KIPP charter school network reports that many of its college-going alumni experience significant hardships, including sometimes lacking the funds to afford meals.
March 7, 2017
SAT and Smarter Balanced explore the potential of a partnership, even as they compete for market share.
March 2, 2017
The current metric for college and career readiness focuses too heavily on college preparation, critics have said.
February 23, 2017
Citing duplication, the state's third-largest district sought to drop the 11th-grade Smarter Balanced test.
February 21, 2017
Advanced Placement exam scores in California have grown steadily over the past decade, with the state now ranking 5th nationally for the percentage of students earning scores that qualify for college credit.
February 19, 2017
At some CSU campuses, even passing the system’s math placement test or completing remedial requirements won’t ensure that students avoid remedial math.
February 15, 2017
Current placement practices may force some students into remedial math courses they don’t need, jeopardizing their progress through college.