Alternative Accountability Issues Being Explored by California State Board of Education

As California develops a new accountability system for the Every Student Succeeds Act, the State Board of Education has begun a significant evaluation of the needs of schools serving opportunity youth and other critically at risk students.  The State Board is reviewing copies of the RAPSA Alternative Accountability Policy Forum 2014 Summary of Proceedings prepared 

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SIATech Staff Safe Jobs 4 Youth Month

WEBINAR: Safe Jobs 4 Youth – Activities to Educate Youth About Workplace Safety & Rights on the Job Tuesday, May 16 @ 7am & 11am PT As the summer job season approaches, many young people are entering the workforce for the very first time. There’s a good chance no one has ever told them about their rights 

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RAPSA Publishes 5th Annual Alternative Accountability Policy Forum Proceedings

RAPSA Publishes 5th Annual Alternative Accountability Policy Forum Proceedings The 2016 Policy Forum Proceedings from the 5th Annual Alternative Accountability Policy Forum are now available.  The Proceedings were developed by researchers from Stanford’s Policy Analysis for California Education team who participated in the Policy Forum and did a wonderful job of capturing the energy and 

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AAPF17 Early Bird Special Ends June 6, 2017

Don’t miss out on the 6th annual Alternative Accountability Policy Forum AAPF17. Join educators and educational advocates from across the country to learn and collaborate on issues related to educational accountability. It is not that schools don’t want to be measured, it is that schools want measures to be appropriate and accurate. This annual summit 

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2016 Policy Forum Proceedings

PACE Summary of 2016 Policy Forum Proceedings Released Researchers from Stanford’s Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE) have developed a summary of proceedings from the 2016 Alternative Accountability Policy Forum.  Drs. Jorge Ruiz de Velasco and Daisy Gonzalez attended the event and captured the energy and expertise of the participants at the October 2016 event 

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Role of Charter Schools Discussed by Candidates for California Governor

California Charter Schools Association – Sacramento A few of the candidates for California governor gathered at a candidate forum sponsored by the California Charter Schools Association last week in Sacramento. According to the L.A. Times, “Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, state Treasurer John Chiang and former state Supt. of Public Instruction Delaine Eastin all called for 

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