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Audit Shows State Employee Posted Nearly 5,000 Comments While At Work

A state employee used company time and taxpayer money to post thousands of comments on a local newspaper’s website but never lost his job.

12/11/2012

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California Schools Make Gains, But Face Federal Sanctions

California schools posted gains on a key measure of academic performance for the ninth straight year, but more campuses failed to reach the federal government’s rising benchmarks.

08/31/2011

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California Students Make Progress On High School Exit Exams

California education officials are reporting a slight increase in the percentage of high school students passing the exit exam required to earn a diploma.

08/24/2011

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82 Percent Of US Schools May Be Labeled ‘Failing’

An estimated 82 percent of U.S. schools could be labeled as “failing” under the nation’s No Child Left Behind Act this year, Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Wednesday.

03/09/2011

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More California Students Graduate, Drop Out In 2008-2009

A new state report shows that California public high school students are graduating at a higher rate, but more students also are dropping out.

12/07/2010