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Posted December 14, 2011 in Site Pages

Testing and Standards

CTA responds to a controversial series of articles promoting the use of student test scores to measure an individual teacher's effectiveness.

Posted December 14, 2011 in Site Pages

Standardized Testing: How to Help Your Child Succeed

Parents play a vital role in helping their children to succeed on standardized tests. You can help make your child's test-taking experience a successful one.

Related Tags:Testing, Accountability, Family, Child, Parents,

Posted May 31, 2009 in California Educator

2nd-grade testing ban reconsideration

CTA and opponents of developmentally inappropriate testing that harms young children and jeopardizes their instructional time suffered a temporary setback in the Senate Education Committee last month...

Related Tags:Volume 13 Issue 8, Inside Educator, Action, Testing, Teacher, Student, Special Education,

Posted March 01, 2009 in California Educator

CTA sponsors bill to stop needless, costly second-grade testing

The California Teachers Association is sponsoring newly introduced legislation — SB 800 authored by Sen. Loni Hancock (D-Berkeley) — that would bring...

Related Tags:Volume 13 Issue 6, Action, Inside Educator, Educator, Budget, Legislation, Student, Testing,

Posted August 28, 2014 in Site Pages

NEA Directors Work to Pare Down Federal Testing Requirements

NEA Directors Work to Pare Down Federal Testing Requirements

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Posted March 07, 2014 in the Blog

State Secures Waiver of Federal Testing to Implement New Assessments

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and State Board of Education President Michael Kirst have announced...

Posted March 25, 2014 in the Blog

Today, Smarter Balanced Field Testing Starts

Today, students in Grades 3-8 and Grade 11 are slated to begin taking “field test” versions of the new on-line student assessments that are synchronized with...

Posted March 21, 2014 in Site Pages

State Board Action Voted to Extend Testing Accountability Grace Period

State Board Action Voted to Extend Testing Accountability Grace Period

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Posted January 25, 2013 in the Blog

CTA stands with Seattle educators taking brave stance against standardized testing

Last week, CTA's Board of Directors voted to stand in solidarity width the Seattle teachers who have taken a brave stance against standardized testing. Below is the letter sent to the president of the Seattle Education Association from CTA President Dea...

Posted November 19, 2013 in the Blog

No More Tears: AB 484 Paves Way to High tech Assessments and Stops Second grade Testing

During testimony on CTA-backed legislation to stop damaging testing of second graders, lawmakers themselves told stories of their own youngsters’ trauma at facing exams at...

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