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Some schools are replacing asphalt play yards with trees, flowers, and vegetables.
Dr. Corinne Hyde talks about Common Core controversy, standards implementation, tests, curriculum materials and USC's online guide to the Common Core.
Workshop participants expressed concerns about data timeliness, local indicators, how data relate to districts’ accountability plans, and how charter data are reported.
E.M. Grimmer Elementary in Fremont, which has a high percentage of low-income and Latino students, was among 19 district schools – or 58 percent – that were ranked at the highest level in math on state standards.
California School Dashboard debuts tomorrow; so what do parents want and need?
Girls score the same as boys on math and science tests, but women make up only 29 percent of the STEM workforce.
Civil rights groups counted on ESSA accountability rules to force the state board to take tough actions.
SAT and Smarter Balanced explore the potential of a partnership, even as they compete for market share.
The coalition believes the new school dashboard minimizes the importance of 11th-grade Smarter Balanced results.
More than 100 U.S. schools are using an international test of 15-year-olds to see how they stack up against others around the world.
It will be difficult to reverse the momentum in the state, where implementation of the Common Core is well underway.
Sean Nank, American College of Education professor, discusses Common Core math, instructional strategies, curriculum and the beauty of patterns.
Citing duplication, the state's third-largest district sought to drop the 11th-grade Smarter Balanced test.
As prices come down, more schools are using high-tech headsets to supplement science lessons.
Traditional classroom design is still the norm in Silicon Valley schools, especially at the high school level.