Students will begin taking the new assessment next week when California's testing window opens; it runs through May 29. The former standardized testing primarily asked students multiple-choice questions.
Seeking to address the concerns, seven members of the Board of Supervisors approved a resolution in July that said if additional revenues came in, $3.4 million would go to nonprofits for a 0.75 percent increase in city funding.
Noah Budnick, the new executive director of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, said he was shocked it took so long. SFMTA board members seemed more than ready to embrace increased cycling on Polk street.