State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson applauded Senate approval Tuesday of Assembly Bill 484 that would let most students “test drive” new computer-based assessments this year and suspend usage of most of the state’s outdated multiple-choice exams.
New amendments to pending legislation call for allowing far more students to participate in field testing of new computer-based assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards this school year and suspending the use of most STAR tests, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom...
STAR scores, the state’s standardized testing system that’s used to “grade” schools’ progress with API scores, were released Thursday at 11 a.m.
Hart district officials touted results, which they said stayed on par with past scores that well exceeded state and county averages.
The vast majority of Castaic, Newhall, Saugus Union and Sulphur Springs elementary school students are testing proficient or advanced, according to STAR score results released Thursday.
The following is a quick overview of the results for the English language arts, math and sciences, which are displayed...
Legislation sponsored by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson to create a new statewide assessment system using computer-based exams that would measure and promote student progress toward career and college readiness was approved today by the state Assembly.
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Three days after Santa Clarita City Manager Ken Pulskamp announced his retirement, the City Council, approves a successor in a 4-to-1 vote; a pair of Super Scoopers and an Erickson Aircrane Helitanker on lease from Quebec have arrived in Los Angeles County just in time for fire season.
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The California Department of Transportation announces overnight full closures of Interstate 210 in the San Fernando Valley for striping and staging of a temporary lane configuration for a paving project.