The resolution, which passed by voice vote on July 23, asks the education department to develop the guidelines for students opting out of standardized tests by Sept. 1.
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July 29, 2015
July 17, 2015
A new report finds that many school districts lack bullying policies, despite state laws requiring them. And the policies that are in place often overlook LGBT students.
June 23, 2015
Advocates of restorative justice announced a victory Tuesday, as the Los Angeles Unified School District announced the reallocation of some school-policing funds toward programs meant to improve school climate.
June 10, 2015
Education Week is asking readers to nominate outstanding district leaders for its annual special report. Deadline is August 1, 2015.
May 18, 2015
Are schools legally obligated to address the effects of student trauma in the classroom? A new lawsuit against the Compton Unified School District says that they are and that many fail to do so.
April 14, 2015
Should schools be held liable for violent attacks? A proposal in Colorado is sparking debates about risk assessment, spending priorities, and safety efforts.
April 13, 2015
Schools on the nation's largest Indian reservation are responding to a string of teen suicides. Such clusters have occurred in communities around the country, experts say.
March 18, 2015
The report also shows that most urban charter and district schools are serving equal numbers of English language learners as well as students in poverty and special education.
March 17, 2015
In our special report, district-level leaders share their experiences engaging parents, meeting the needs of families, boosting student voice, and supporting student populations that are sometimes overlooked.
February 23, 2015
Researchers at The Center for Civil Rights Remedies at the University of California Los Angeles analyzed federal data at the state and local level.