Posted: Dec 26, 2012 5:49 AM by Associated Press
The San Jose Mercury News says the state was notified last Friday that its request for a waiver had been denied. The state has resisted a requirement that it evaluate teachers based, in part, on how well their students score on standardized tests.
The federal education act requires yearly improvements in test scores and punishes districts that fail to achieve the goals.
State education officials say the goal is unrealistic and the law's provisions are burdensome.
Thirty-three states and the District of Columbia have won waivers and 10 more states have waiver applications pending.
(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
PLEASE HELP US MODERATE COMMENTS
Offensive or inappropriate comments are subject to removal. To report a comment, please e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and include the name of the story and information on the comment.
Thank you! KSBY.com
Get deals up to 80% off here!
Find the lowest gas prices in your area
Submit your photos to KSBY
Check out our calendar of events
Watch Daybreak Web Videos in full
Save with Hot Deals across our counties!
Events across the Central Coast
Follow The CW5 on Facebook.
The KSBY online public file.
What do you think? Leave us your feedback.
KSBY is your official CA Lottery station for San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties