Leigh Burstein, an education professor and an expert on student testing, died last month after apparently suffering a heart attack while jogging. He was 46.
Mr. Burstein specialized in research methodology at the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at the University of California at Los Angeles, where he had been a faculty member for 19 years. He served as a consultant to the California Department of Education in developing the new California Learning Assessment System test.
Mr. Burstein was in Annapolis, Md., to attend a conference when he died on July 7.
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