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2015/03/25 05:33
2015/03/25 05:33
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In an effort to avoid losing millions of dollars because of a failed record-keeping system, the president of the teachers union called Tuesday for Los Angeles Unified’s superintendent to travel with...
2015/03/25 05:33
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2015/03/25 00:15
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Two years ago, state school officials abandoned a pencil-and-paper, multiple-choice test in favor of new computerized exams to measure California students’ knowledge of English language arts and math,...
2015/03/21 21:57
2015/03/21 21:57
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In 2008 California adopted a new redistricting system for state offices, extended in 2010 to congressional seats. It was accomplished through the arduous efforts of a 14-member nonpartisan Citizens...
2015/03/20 21:31
2015/03/20 21:31
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MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) - California Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson is telling the state's teachers union that it's time to stop bashing teachers and school...
2015/03/18 20:33
2015/03/18 20:33
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LOS ANGELES — Ten campuses in Los Angeles County were named today as Model Continuation High Schools by the state Department of Education. Allan F. Daily High School in Glendale, Arrow High School...
2015/03/18 20:27
2015/03/18 20:27
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Two campuses in San Diego County were named Wednesday as Model Continuation High Schools by the state Department of Education. Montecito High School in Ramona and Palomar High School in Chula Vista...
2015/03/18 07:48
2015/03/18 07:48
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CUE Announces U.S. Secretary of Education and California Schools Chief to Speak at 2015 Conference Walnut Creek, CA, March 18, 2015 --(PR.com)-- CUE confirmed today the top education official at the...
2015/03/18 06:30
2015/03/18 06:30
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OAKLAND -- Orinda Mayor Steven Glazer jumped to an early lead over Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla and former Assemblywoman Joan Buchanan on Tuesday in what has been an expensive, fiercely contested...
2015/03/13 10:33
2015/03/13 10:33
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Sacramento, CA — Last night, in a unanimous vote, the State Board of Education extended for this school year its suspension of the Academic Performance Index (API), also moving to research developing...
2015/03/12 14:49
2015/03/12 14:49
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The California Board of Education has suspended the state's school accountability system for one year to give teachers and students time to adjust to new standardized tests aligned with the Common...
2015/03/12 14:33
2015/03/12 14:33
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The State Board of Education on Wednesday suspended California’s primary measure of academic progress for schools, giving Los Angeles Unified and other districts at least one more year to practice...
2015/03/11 22:58
2015/03/11 22:58
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The state Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday to award a three-year, $240 million contract for testing academic achievement in California’s K-12 school system to Educational Testing...
2015/03/11 05:30
2015/03/11 05:30
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SACRAMENTO -- A new era of testing in California began Tuesday, as students logged onto computers to answer questions assessing their knowledge and skills in math and English language...
2015/03/11 05:00
2015/03/11 05:00
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California launched its newest student testing program Tuesday. Superintendent of Instruction Tom Torlakson made the announcement at Sutter Middle School in Sacramento, flanked by several local...
2015/03/09 07:58
2015/03/09 07:58
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If a career in teaching and coaching has taught me anything, it’s that students can do a lot more than you might think. Get motivated students to the starting line, give them a chance to prove...
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2015/03/06 15:24
2015/03/06 15:24
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With increased tax revenues, the number of California school districts in financial distress has dropped, according to their midyear budget reports. However, five districts in the state will not be...
2015/03/06 14:58
2015/03/06 14:58
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California recently extended its second open enrollment for the state health insurance exchange until the end of April, to accommodate taxpayers who may not have realized that penalties for the...
2015/03/05 06:41
2015/03/05 06:41
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Sonora, CA — The California Department of Education put out a list of school districts that are facing financial problems. Curtis Creek Elementary has been placed on a list with 38 other schools in...
2015/03/05 01:25
2015/03/05 01:25
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The number of school districts in California reporting precarious financial conditions — including six in San Diego County — is continuing to decline, according to a report released Wednesday by the...
2015/03/04 06:58
2015/03/04 06:58
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Two California lawmakers said Tuesday that they are hoping to get a head start on preventing sexual assaults on college campuses by having high school students learn about what constitutes consensual...
2015/03/25 05:33
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