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  • Parents have the right to know

    SACRAMENTO -- Grading teachers based on how much their students learn should be a no-brainer.
  • How to fix a system that one teacher calls 'a joke'

    How to fix a system that one teacher calls 'a joke'
    Steve Franklin, a middle school teacher in L.A. Unified, had some issues with The Times series on teacher evaluations, so he fired off a letter to the editor. It read, in part: "When somebody can prove that high test scores produce good citizens,...

    Schools caught cheating on standardized tests [Google+ hangout]

    Times education reporter Howard Blume will join city editor Shelby Grad at 1:30 p.m. for a Google+ hangout about schools the state stripped of their Academic Performance Index ratings for cheating on standardized tests. Some teachers may have thought...

    Teacher evaluation bill might not pass muster with feds, official says

    A teacher evaluations bill under consideration by the state Legislature won't necessarily bring extra federal dollars to California, the top U.S. education official said. The bill has been debated in the Assembly and is expected to go to the state...

    Suspending some standardized tests could save state $15 million

    A plan to suspend California’s standardized testing for certain grades while new computerized exams are developed could save $15 million, the state’s top education official said Wednesday. State Supt. of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson...