'Cyber Attack' On California Common Core Testing Shuts Down Access For Hours, State Denies Deliberate Tampering"It was a deliberate attack. Not just a malfunction," educators said after hundreds of thousands of California students were blocked from logging on to take mandatory Common Core tests Thursday.
Common Core Testing Hit With Server Delays, Glitches As First Computerized Standardized Testing Gets TestedThe controversial Common Core testing affecting millions of students across America was already facing student boycotts and parental opposition, and now it's facing what may be an even tougher opponent -- slow Internet connections and lack of server space.
California State Senate Approves Dropping Standardized TestsThe 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.
California Seeks To Shelve Current Standardized TestsCalifornia 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.
Cupertino Students May Retake STAR Tests After PrankThe student body at a South Bay high school could pay the price after a handful of their classmates played a prank while taking their standardized tests.
New California Law Changes School Performance ReportsGov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to reduce the use of standardized tests in calculating the annual rankings for California schools.
Calif. Bill Bans Forcing Students To Reveal Grades On IDsState lawmakers are seeking to bar mandatory school identification cards revealing students’ academic standing.
California STAR Test Scores Rise For 9th Straight YearDespite deep cuts to public education, California’s standardized test scores have gone up for the ninth year in a row.