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Education Nation

A solutions-focused conversation about the state of education in America

Monday, May 12, 2014 at 04:55 PM PDT

State's New Computerized Exam Plagued by Glitches

State's New Computerized Exam Plagued by Glitches

The trial rollout of California's new standardized exams, administered for the first time on computers, has been plagued by technical glitches, according to a newspaper investigation.

Tuesday, Apr 29, 2014 at 06:55 PM PDT

Plan Proposed to Add College Courses at Lincoln High

Plan Proposed to Add College Courses at Lincoln High

A plan to bring college courses to Lincoln High School has been a long time in the making. But in light of recent turmoil, including the ouster of the principal, the plan has taken on added importance.

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 08:40 PM PDT

Students Put Common Core to the Test

Students Put Common Core to the Test

Over the past few weeks, California students have been taking a practice test that uses the Common Core curriculum. The new test will replace the STAR test next year. NBC 7 education reporter Rory Devine...

Wednesday, Apr 16, 2014 at 01:55 PM PDT

Charter School Parents Protest New Bill

Charter School Parents Protest New Bill

Charter school parents and leaders are pushing state lawmakers to stop bill 1531 from going forward. Under the new bill, the school district would have the final say on a charter school’s board members.

Monday, Mar 24, 2014 at 05:10 PM PDT

Grand Jury Makes School Safety Recommendations

Grand Jury Makes School Safety Recommendations

An investigation by the county grand jury into school security has just been released. NBC 7’s education reporter Rory Devine shares what they found and what they’re recommending.

Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 at 09:25 PM PST

Layoffs Approved by Coronado School Board

Layoffs Approved by Coronado School Board

The Coronado Unified School District is the latest local district to issue pink slips.