Articles Tagged With ‘California Department of Education’




California school districts facing cuts due to pension costs

California school districts will soon divert billions of dollars from classrooms in order to backfill pensions, education officials say. The skyrocketing pensions costs are expected to eat up much of California’s increased spending on education.... (Continue reading)

California tests scores among worst in U.S.

California K-12 students have some of the worst math and reading skills in the United States, according to new national test results. [Mercury News] The National Assessment of Education Progress (NAEP) tests the math and... (Continue reading)

SLO County school graduation rates rising

In line with California, San Luis Obispo County’s graduation rates increased in 2014, according to a report released Tuesday by the California Department of Education. San Luis Obispo County’s graduation rates increased from 88.7 percent... (Continue reading)