Newhall School District's upcoming Parent Summit will give parents a chance to learn about and discuss significant education issues, such as the Local Control Funding Formula, Common Core and the district's mission statement.
Santa Clarita Valley's local school districts will test a new type of state assessment this semester. The Smarter Balanced Assessment is a computer based test that allows students to better interact with what they're learning than on a multiple choice test.
Principals of three William S. Hart District schools took state Senator Steve Knight on a tour of their campuses, starting with Saugus High School, where Principal Bill Bolde showed him the school's vocational programs.
Tom Torlakson, the state superintendent of public instruction, kicked off California’s Common Core Summer with a day-long seminar in Sacramento to help teachers instill deeper learning of mathematics in their students.