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California State Senate Approves Dropping Standardized Tests

The state Senate has approved a bill that would end traditional standardized testing of students in reading, math and social science, as the top federal education official threatened to withhold federal funds if the measure becomes law.

09/10/2013

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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.

09/04/2013

Sequoia High School, Redwood City

California Roll Out New Student Testing Proposal Aimed At Critical Thinking

California’s students may be filling in fewer bubbles on multiple choice standardized tests in the future and writing longer answers instead.

01/08/2013

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