California’s students may be filling in fewer bubbles on multiple choice standardized tests in the future and writing longer answers instead.
Right now, all states are competing for federal education money. To do that, California has to adopt so-called “common standards” for English, math and other subjects, so it’s in sync with other states.
The common academic standards many states will adopt this fall are clearer and more rigorous than those currently used by three-quarters of all states, according to an analysis by the Thomas B. Fordham Institute. The […]