LETTERS ON ACCOUNTABILITY

 
July 2, 2019

SB 614 which would abandon the requirement that teachers demonstrate knowledge of the scientific consensus on how to teach a child how to read as part of earning a teacher license in California. 

January 2, 2019

EdVoice applauds Gavin Nesom's budget proposal of a $10 million investment to coordinate student information across various educational agencies and track outcomes into the workforce.

December 6, 2018

Fresh graphics don’t change the fact that the Dashboard has no functionality to find student growth over time, high schools’ chronic absenteeism rates or English Learner progress.

October 17, 2018

Joint letter with education equity organizations to call on California officials to address alarming drop in 11th grade academic performance. Underscores Getting Down to Facts II data.

July 6, 2018

The bears a responsibility to make student growth information available and to use it to support continuous improvement and smarter

accountability.

May 25, 2018

We represent a collection of educational equity, civil rights and community based organizations and are opposed to AB 3096, which would seriously alter usefulness of the School Accountability Report Card (SARC).

November 3, 2017

We oppose the policy of responding to disappointing test results and huge achievement gaps by lowering the bar. This is a dangerous precedent and undermines any confidence the public may have in the LCAP scheme to help improve schools

October 3, 2015

The current SBE plan falls undeniably short as a tool for establishing the way forward on a comprehensive system of accountability. The accountability system must not ignore stakeholders, academic achievement or gaps. 

August 28, 2015

The bears a responsibility to make student growth information available and to use it to support continuous improvement and smarter

accountability.