September 27 | LA School Report

By Sarah Favot

California’s public school students performed about the same this year as they did last year on standardized tests, with LA Unified students showing slightly more improvement. But you’d need a magnifying glass to see the differences.

California’s improvement in math was so minuscule that for the first time the results were released in decimal points. Its English language arts scores declined.

The state’s top education official is even foregoing the celebratory press conference.

Less than half of California students met the standards in either subject.

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