Published Online: November 5, 2013
Published in Print: November 6, 2013, as Ed. Dept. Threatens Funding For California Over Testing

News in Brief

Ed. Dept. Threatens Funding For California Over Testing

Article Tools
  • PrintPrinter-Friendly
  • EmailEmail Article
  • ReprintReprints
  • CommentsComments

California could lose at least $15 million in federal Title I funds in its clash with the U.S. Department of Education over testing requirements, according to a letter sent last week to state education officials. The state could also lose additional money.

The department's main beef with California is that not all students would take assessments in reading and math under the state's current plan. That means schools would not have all the performance data the No Child Left Behind Act requires.

The state may also be slapped with a "high-risk grantee" label, making it tougher to snag federal competitive grants or flexibility.

Vol. 33, Issue 11, Page 4

Related Stories
You must be logged in to leave a comment. Login | Register
Ground Rules for Posting
We encourage lively debate, but please be respectful of others. Profanity and personal attacks are prohibited. By commenting, you are agreeing to abide by our user agreement.
All comments are public.

Back to Top Back to Top

Most Popular Stories

Viewed

Emailed

Recommended

Commented