In the news: English learner lawsuit settled, teacher shortages and more

It’s Friday, Sept. 18, and here is a roundup of educational news stories of interest.

  • Standardized test scores released last week are only one measure of student performance in an evolving accountability system.
  • NewspaperSchool districts are feeling the effects of years of teacher layoffs during the recession that has resulted in a shortage throughout the state.
  • As part of a legal settlement, California has agreed to take steps to ensure that English learners are receiving quality instruction.
  • Technology has opened up an opportunity for teachers to easily share instructional materials, both free and for profit.
  • The Anaheim city council voted to help fund projects that will benefit students in the Anaheim Union High School District.