COVID-19 Further Disrupts Testing for College Admissions and Placement Niu Gao, Olga Rodriguez September 16 2020 As the pandemic continues to cause major shifts in the educational landscape, California’s public colleges and universities are exploring how new admissions and placement approaches might promote equity and access.
Without Testing, Challenges for School Districts Add Up Laura Hill May 11 2020 The lack of statewide K–12 standardized tests this spring will pose significant difficulties for teachers and districts when schools ultimately reopen.
COVID-19 Alters College Admissions Jacob Jackson, Olga Rodriguez, Niu Gao May 5 2020 UC and CSU are allowing greater flexibility in requirements for fall 2021 admission, but disadvantaged students may still face unique barriers to access.
Are K–12 Students Keeping Pace in English? Paul Warren, Julien Lafortune November 1 2018 Across all grades, growth in average SBAC test scores in English outpaced proficiency standards, but in most grades racial disparities still persist.