State Board of Education approves new evaluation system for schools
Despite calls for creating an overall rating, the California State Board of Education on Thursday approved a new evaluation system for schools that will display outcomes on a number of measures moving away from a system that relies on standardized test scores. More than 100 speakers signed up to address the 11-member board during the...
By Sarah Favot | September 8, 2016 5:28 pm
LA parents head to Sacramento for this week’s vote to plead for an overall rating to assess schools
*UPDATED A contingent of LA parents, armed with a petition of about 420 signatures, will ask the state Board of Education this week to adopt a summative rating to evaluate schools in addition to a number of proposed measures that move beyond ranking schools solely based on test scores. The Board of Education is expected...
By Sarah Favot | September 6, 2016 5:29 pm