Looking for the last 17 year's worth of California students' math and reading test results? You won't find them on the education department's website (at least not easily).
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August 27, 2015
August 19, 2015
Lawmakers drafted legislation to allow about 5,000 students to graduate even though they lost their last chance to take the state-required exit exam.
August 18, 2015
The latest poll by Education Next shows declining public support for the Common Core State Standards, charter schools, and teacher tenure, but those policies still have more backers than detractors.
August 14, 2015
The testing consortium approves cut scores for the high school test, but can't disclose yet what they are, since the point system--and spring performance data--are still being finalized.
August 13, 2015
Next year, Illinois students in 5th, 8th, and 10th grades will take an online exam aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards.
August 12, 2015
If the state sets cut scores recommended by panels of teachers, only one-third of students will meet the 'proficient' mark in math and English/language arts.
August 07, 2015
Connecticut's announcement that it will use the SAT instead of Smarter Balanced for 11th graders highlights a trend toward using college-admissions tests for accountability.
August 06, 2015
Because the state is still adapting to the common core, it decides to allow graduating seniors to score below the college-readiness level.
July 27, 2015
A MOOC-provider teams up with the College Board to release materials aimed at students who are underrepresented in AP classes.
July 17, 2015
We profile a New York City high school where students have to explain and defend their ideas in major year-long projects in order to earn their diplomas.