California Schools May Overhaul Standardized Tests

By George Kiriyama
|  Thursday, Sep 12, 2013  |  Updated 7:56 AM PDT
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California may soon move toward a new standardized testing system for its public education system. George Kiriyama reports.

California may soon move toward a new standardized testing system for its public education system. George Kiriyama reports.

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No scores could mean no more federal dollars for California.

That's the threat from the nation's top education official after state lawmakers gave the go-ahead Wednesday to suspend all the STAR tests during a one-year "test drive" of a new assessment known as the Measurement of Academic Performance and Progress, or MAPP.

View more in George Kiriyama's video report above.

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