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Morning Read: State board ready to move forward on school accountability system

LA School Report | September 6, 2016

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State board poised to take new direction in school accountability
After months of drafting, revising and debating how best to measure and improve schools, the State Board of Education this week will adopt key elements of a new and distinct school accountability system. The series of votes on Thursday will meet the Legislature’s Oct. 1 deadline and will mark 2½ years since the state board suspended its simpler predecessor, the Academic Performance Index. The board expects to change components of the system in coming years. By John Fensterwald, EdSource

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