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The foundation says it will spend $1.7 billion on K-12 education over the next five years, on local, regional and state networks, "big bets" on innovation, charter schools, and research and development.
Most respondents in this Berkeley IGS/EdSource poll have not heard of the Next Generation Science Standards, although they endorse its goals when given an explanation
DeVos said she learned a lot on tour of school, which drew protests from some who said they objected to her visit.
Exam suspended in 2015 no longer required for graduation, now that state has adopted new Common Core standards and school accountability metrics.
State audit shines spotlight on problems at online charter schools
Third-graders, the first class taught according to Common Core standards since kindergarten, show the biggest gains.
A survey of California registered voters also shows strong support for school districts to devote more funds and resources to addressing the needs of the state’s most vulnerable students.
Search results for the 2016-17 Smarter Balanced assessments of math and English language arts by school or district and see three-year trendlines for the Common Core-aligned tests.
Free online brochure explains Next Generation Science Standards for parents.
GreatSchools plans to expand school ratings in all 50 states and the District of Columbia by November.
What also happened to California proposals for charter schools, fiscal transparency, longer teacher probation — and more.
California officials insist Every Student Succeeds Act will not alter the direction of the state's ongoing reforms.
Students will take pilot tests based on new science standards.