The Californian

When music mixes with merit

Students are tested on music theory and musical ability during the Certificate of Merit test, which goes up to levels 10 or 11.
March 26, 2019

Playing a musical instrument is difficult enough. But the many Cal students who take the Certificate of Merit test go above and beyond to demonstrate their musical skills. Certificate of Merit, or...

CAASPP fails to adequately test students

CAASPP fails to adequately test students
March 26, 2019

The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP)  is an exam that is ridiculed by many.  After all, why should students waste their energy on a test that doesn’t benefit...

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