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At last minute, Schwarzenegger trims student tracking system

  • 10-11-2010
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By Louis Freedberg/California Watch

The long effort to create a system to track the progress of students from kindergarten through college and into the workplace received another setback when Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger eliminated $7.9 million in state funds intended for the project. This is the second major setback for the project in recent months, placing its future in doubt. Earlier this year, as noted in previous blog posts, the U.S. Department of Education rejected California's application for nearly $20 million in funds for completion of the longitudinal tracking system, known as CALPADS (which stands for California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System), and tying it to graduation data from California's public colleges and universities. (more…)

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