University of California Drops SAT, ACT Test Scores From Admission RequirementsThe University of California won’t consider SAT and ACT scores that are submitted with admission and scholarship applications under a settlement of a student lawsuit that was announced Friday.
San Leandro Schools Closing Achievement Gap Between StudentsSan Leandro’s public school system has been recognized by the state superintendent for helping to close the achievement gap between white students and students of color on standardized tests.
California Students Rank Near Bottom In Math, Reading On Standardized TestsCalifornia public school students' math and reading scores on standardized tests rank below most other states.
Despite Nationwide Backlash California Education Officials Stave Off Dissent Over Common CoreWhile the Common Core education standards provoked political backlash and testing boycotts around the country this year, the state that educates more public school children than any other -- California -- was conspicuously absent from the debate.
Millbrae High School Students With Invalidated Test Scores Get Help From Congresswoman Mills High School students who had their Advanced Placement tests invalidated due to seating irregularities turned to help from Congresswoman, who held a meeting in Washington on Monday night in an attempt to reinstate the their test scores.
Phil Matier: East Bay School District Wins 'Race To The Top' GrantThe New Haven Unified School District in Union City was one of the nationwide winners of a Race to the Top grant.
California School Performance Showing ImprovementThe Education Department said more than half of California’s schools met the statewide academic achievement goal in 2012, the highest number ever.
Guitar Legend Santana Visits San Francisco Alma MaterSan Francisco's Mission High School got a visit from a famous alumnus Monday -- Carlos Santana, class of '65, toured the school and met with its guitar club.
Lost Tests Puts Oakland Students' College Plans In JeopardyGetting into college just got more stressful for 101 East Bay high school students after entrance exam scores got lost in the mail.
Study: Teacher Bonuses Have No Correlation to Test Scores A national union is praising a new study that found that offering performance bonuses to teachers does nothing to raise test scores.
California Test Scores Go Up