160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week PALMDALE – Three representatives of Juniper Intermediate School recently attended a session at the University of California, Los Angeles, Faculty Center on harmonizing federal and state systems for school accountability. California Education Secretary Alan Bersin spoke at the session sponsored by UCLA’s Graduate School of Education and Information Science Educational Leadership Program and by Rogers Associates. There from Juniper were Vice Principal Frances Ufondu; Pamela Van Velsir, director of the Advancement Via Individual Determination or AVID Program; and Roslyn Haley, president of the Parent Teacher Student Association. Bersin emphasized the need to harmonize federal and state accountability laws, to develop a system to identify and help schools that are not making progress or that are making some progress but not yet performing satisfactorily.