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Brown Signs Bill Ending California’s Current Standardized Tests

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill ending the traditional standardized tests that the state’s public school students have taken in reading, math and social science since 1999.

10/02/2013

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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

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Cupertino Students May Retake STAR Tests After Prank

The 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.

04/12/2013

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New California Law Changes School Performance Reports

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to reduce the use of standardized tests in calculating the annual rankings for California schools.

09/27/2012

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California Students Post New Gains In STAR Testing

California’s top education official says the state’s students posted the ninth straight year of gains in English and math proficiency on this year’s standardized tests.

08/31/2012

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