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Posted October 16, 2014 in Press Releases

NEA: Standardized testing mania hurts students, does nothing to close gaps

‘Brave solution from federal government’ still needed to diminish volume, misuse of toxic tests

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Posted October 16, 2014 in the News

NEA president: Don’t punish teachers with test scores

A former Utah educator returned home to a rock-star welcome Thursday as she criticized the "toxic" culture of testing in America’s public schools.

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Posted October 17, 2014 in the News

California conditions favorable for Common Core implementation

With the adoption of the Common Core standards by 43 states, the nation’s schools have embarked on one of the most ambitious reform

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Posted October 16, 2014 in the News

LAUSD regrouping after Deasy's departure

The end of Supt. John Deasy's dynamic and controversial 3 1/2 year reign over public schools in Los Angeles leaves school district

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Posted October 16, 2014 in the News

Superintendent Tom Torlakson: California Ranked #1 in After School Programs

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson announced today that California leads the nation in after school programs,

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Posted October 16, 2014 in the News

Oakland teachers protest for raises and smaller class sizes

Oakland educators took to the streets in protest yesterday. At one intersection in North Oakland, one teacher appeared with signs and a

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Posted March 20, 2014 in Site Pages

California pension measure scrapped 20140314

SAN JOSE -- Mayor Chuck Reed on Friday abandoned what was supposed to be his crowing achievement, saying he had admitted defeat in his bid to get a statewide pension reform measure on the November bal...

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Posted February 27, 2014 in Site Pages

Jerry Brown running for reelection 20140227

Governor Jerry Brown has taken out papers to run for reelection. In his typically understated fashion, the 75-year-old governor posted the announcement to his Twitter account.

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Posted February 12, 2014 in Site Pages

Attorney General Gets it Right 20140212

California voters deserve a no-spin, just-the-facts version of what a ballot measure is all about from the attorney general. And that’s just what they got from Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris last month...

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Posted February 27, 2014 in Site Pages

The Education of Ted Mitchell 20140227

The nomination of Californian Ted Mitchell to the number two position at the U.S. Department of Education is the latest indication that proponents of school privatization are continuing to gain influence...

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