Parents and teachers said Wednesday they were hoping that new standards would mean fewer tests. Torlakson said his department is interested in embedding the California High School Exit Examination into the Smarter Balanced tests.I won't hold my breath for that bit of common sense to materialize.
Saturday, January 11, 2014
First Positive Thing I Will Say About Torlakson
From a fluff piece in the major Sacramento newspaper about state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and the implementation of Common Core standards: