Department of Education
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.
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.
California education officials are reporting a slight increase in the percentage of high school students passing the exit exam required to earn a diploma.
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.
A new state report shows that California public high school students are graduating at a higher rate, but more students also are dropping out.