California To Use New Type Of Nationwide School Tests

Los Angeles TimesCalifornia to use new type of nationwide school testsLos Angeles TimesThrough a federal grant, California will join 43 other states in replacing oft-maligned standardized exams. “This is going to change the way children are taught,” US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said about the new nationwide tests. ...$330M in school grants awardedTimes Herald-RecordDodd announces $110.5 million to save Connecticut's education jobsStamford Plus MagazineNew state tests coming to schoolsStateline.orgMerced Sun-Star -Big Journalism (blog)all 34 news articles »

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    06/5/2020 - 10:15 pm | View Link
  • Mis Ángeles: How A Young Black College Student Helped Ease Tensions In His Hometown
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    06/5/2020 - 2:45 pm | View Link
  • Meghan Markle has spoken about events following George Floyd’s death
    Meghan Markle has spoken about death of George Floyd saying she was sorry that children had to grow up in a world where racism still existed ...
    06/4/2020 - 5:53 am | View Link
  • Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, speaks out on George Floyd’s death in graduation address
    Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, spoke publicly for the first time about George Floyd’s death. She addressed the graduating class of Immaculate Heart High School, Los Angeles, in a commencement speech ...
    06/4/2020 - 4:00 am | View Link
  • Meghan Markle speaks out on George Floyd's death in graduation address
    The Duchess of Sussex delivered a personal message on the death of George Floyd, describing what is happening in the United States as "absolutely devastating." ...
    06/4/2020 - 3:29 am | View Link
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