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Less Than 50% of California Students Meet Common Core Test Standards

On Wednesday, California’s Board of Education acknowledged that more than half of the state’s students in third through eighth and 11th grades failed Common Core math and English tests. The results of the Smarter Balanced Summative Assessments were announced for the first time, reported The Fresno Bee.

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CA Suspends Student Testing While State Builds Common Core

The California Board of Education has suspended the state Academic Performance Index (API) for the 2014-15 school year while it constructs a new school accountability system based on the state’s four-year-old federal Common Core standards.

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