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Grade School Visual And Performing Arts Programs Spark Future Career Paths

Career choices later in life within applied art fields, such as fashion and industrial design are often sparked through early school art programs.


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California Seeks To Shelve Current Standardized Tests

California education officials proposed Wednesday to immediately do away with the standardized reading, math and social science tests used to measure student learning and school performance since the late 1990s.



California To Apply For Waiver To No Child Left Behind Law

California is planning to join the 37 other states that have sought relief from the most strenuous requirements of the federal No Child Left Behind education law.


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Controversial California Education Board Pick Withdraws Bid

Gov. Jerry Brown’s office said his controversial pick for the state Board of Education, former state superintendent Bill Honig, has withdrawn his name for the job.

CBS San Francisco–01/10/2011

Jerry Brown delivers remarks after he was sworn in as the 39th governor of California on  January 3, 2011 in Sacramento. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Brown Appoints Dems To Enviroment, Employment Posts

Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday named his top cabinet members in key employment and environmental departments and appointed seven members to the state Board of Education.

CBS San Francisco–01/05/2011

State Board of Ed. Adopts National Standards

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCBS)_ The state Board of Education has agreed to adopt common national academic standards in an effort to improve California’s chances of getting a piece of the federal school funding pie.


Oakland Denied Nearly $10 Million in Education Funds

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCBS)_ School districts across the state of California were expecting to hear whether their requests for funding through President Obama’s Race to the Top program had been accepted on Monday, but the announcement […]