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State test scores level off — and achievement gaps persist

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| Overall, results on California's English and math tests — taken by high school juniors and third through eighth graders — were largely unchanged from 2016.

New state science test caught in Trump transition


It will be up to the Trump administration to determine whether California should face consequences for moving ahead as planned with its new statewide science tests.


California Common Core test scores reveal troubling results


The results are in for the first year of Common Core student testing.

Public release of Common Core test scores pushed to September


The public will find out how California public school students fared in the new online exams aligned to the Common Core later than first anticipated.

How do kids learn? One charter says not through test prep


A Long Beach charter school says its students are succeeding academically, but officials say low test scores argue for its closure.

LAUSD superintendent seeks state testing relief


Superintendent Ramon Cortines said students need more practice with iPads and Chromebooks before high-stakes testing hits schools.

California not testing enough special education students


Federal officials say few California special education students are on grade level and many aren't even tested. If reforms aren't met, funds could be withheld.

New computer test to debut in California schools this week


California school officials say they're ready for new standardized tests. Your kids won't have to sweat these: schools, students won't be graded.