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Hermansen Praises California School Dashboard

A new online tool designed to help communities access information more effectively on a school’s progress is now available through the California Department of Education’s website. Nevada County Superintendent of Schools, Holly Hermansen, says the previous accountability information was not on one site and relied too much on test scores as the measurement…

click to listen to Holly Hermansen

Hermansen says the Dashboard supports California’s groundbreaking Local Control Funding Formula, which gives districts and schools more flexibility in using state funding and resources. It includes a Local Control Accountability Plan…

click to listen to Holly Hermansen

The County Office of Education says the Dashboard is the next step in a series of major shifts in public education, changes that have raised the bar for student learning, transformed testing, and put the focus on equity. It says the additional information can help reveal where student learning disparities exist, helping schools understand where students are struggling and ensuring that staff can respond with resources.

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