Monthly Archives : September 2015


State Board of Education – September Meeting

The September State Board of Education (SBE) hearing continued the focus on accountability and assessment and included extensive discussion but few official actions. Below is a summary of the key items, including the Evaluation Rubrics, AYP, the Smarter Balanced Summative and Interim Assessments, Technology, the California Alternate Assessment Field Test,
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School Bond Initiative

We have just learned that the school bond initiative has received enough signatures to appear on the November 2016 ballot.  The bond measure will provide a total of $9 billion in new funds for K-14 school facilities.  This initiative maintains the current School Facilities Program rules that were in place
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