Academic Performance Index
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 Core standards.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to reduce the use of standardized tests in calculating the annual rankings for California schools.
State Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg is pushing for a new bill that would put less emphasis on student test scores when doling out report cards for schools in the state.
Results of statewide standardized testing for California school children have been delayed because cell phone pictures of test questions were posted online by students at several schools, including two in San Jose, state officials said.