High Standards for All Students
California’s economic future will be bleak if our kids don’t learn the skills and knowledge necessary to compete in the global workforce. That’s why it’s essential that our students build a strong foundation in core academic skills.
Yet rather than work to help all kids meet California’s academic standards, opponents battle to lower the bar. In contrast, EdVoice believes that all students can succeed and fights to preserve high expectations for our kids.
But that does not mean it’s easy. EdVoice fights to ensure California’s school accountability system measures achievement of our rigorous standards and that students are assessed early and often enough to get them help when it can have the greatest impact. At the same time, EdVoice works to deliver high quality textbooks to our classrooms and to ensure school leaders and teachers are equipped to help students master the content.
California’s new school ratings: Are they better or just confusing?
California will administer new pilot science test despite U.S. Department of Education ruling
The achievement gap grew in 2016
Obama administration to release new rules for judging schools
How well are California's students doing in science?
Science Scores on 'Nation's Report Card' Rise in Fourth and Eighth Grade, Stay Stagnant in 12th
School standards should focus on achievement gap
Students make slight gains on new Common Core state tests
Gov. Brown proposes competition to create new high school math course
LAUSD graduation crisis: no district area is untouched
California Department of Education publishes list of the state's lowest-performing schools
U.S. should reject state's bid for school waiver
Dan Walters: Sparks fly over California teacher lawsuit (with video)
The No Child Left Behind replacement could disrupt California's school rating plans
Senate overwhelmingly passes new national education legislation
These California districts are measuring schools in a new way
Editorial: Finding the sweet spot of reason in evaluating schools and teachers
Arizona Leans In on Formative Assessment
Feds: IEPs Should Align With Grade-Level Standards
Sources: House and Senate Negotiators Have Reached Preliminary ESEA Deal
Editorial: What makes a good school?
Students should brace for longer, more difficult SAT
Dan Walters: California's kids fall short in testing once again
California test scores in the cellar
Math, reading scores slip for nation's school kids
State considers penalizing ETS $3.1 million for late test scores
An Open Letter to America's Parents and Teachers: Let's Make our Testing Smarter
Setting Bold Course, Delaware Serves up Info on Teacher-Prep Performance
Education Department: Too much testing, partly our fault
Local educators speak out on test scores
Poor students lose ground with Common Core testing
Blitizing science teachers sack federal assessment plan
Achievement gaps widen for California's black and Latino students
New California tests present sobering picture of student achievement
See the region's best, worst performing schools on new math tests
California students produce low scores in first round of Common Core tests
Schools Face Incomplete Data After Common Core Test Troubles
Don't let state hide test scores
Dan Walters: How do we grade our schools?
Black and Latino students in California score better on AP tests than peers elsewhere
SAT scores at lowest level in 10 years, fueling worries about high schools
Amid criticism, state officials restore past year' test data
State removes 15 years of test results before releasing new scores
Can two federal bills finally fulfill goals of No Child Left Behind?
LCAP not API to serve as school performance monitor
L.A. Unified retreats on higher graduation standards
Cutoff Scores Set for Common-Core Tests
Judge tells California to teach English learners
Poll finds Common Core opposition rising
As California standardized testing gains steam, help center inundated' with teacher calls
Calif. Testing Waiver Draws Civil Rights Concerns
Advocacy Groups Push Back on California's Testing Plan
New Education Poll: Californians strongly disagree with state leaders on school testing policy
State board backs off integrated science standards in middle school
California must not retreat on school testing
State Senate approves student testing plan over federal objections
Dan Walters: California school test conflict heating up
Editorial: Legislature poised to suspend student testing for a year
Jerry Brown pushes school testing delay despite federal threats
U.S. secretary of education opposes California's testing plan
Duncan threatens repercussions if California ends state tests for all students
Arne Duncan to California: We Can't Approve Your Testing Plan in 'Good Conscience'
L.A. schools Supt. Deasy withdraws support for new testing plan
California schools my dump decade-old standardized tests
Legislation would end standardized tests in California immediately
Poll: California voters support more testing to asses students, teachers
State academic performance slips but L.A. Unified improves
LAUSD charged with violating union contract in teacher evaluation
California test scores dip slightly but L.A. Unified holds steady
California student test scores slip for first time in several years
Does latest school 'reform' benefit students -- or teachers?
Study says nationalized K-12 science standards fall far short of CA’s
Brown commits $1 billion for Common Core, sticks with funding formula
California abandons algebra requirement for eighth-graders
Testing Group Scales Back Performance Items
LAUSD agrees to revise how English learners, blacks are taught
Obama Administration Sets Rules for NCLB Waivers