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CA schools show some improvement





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The annual Academic Performance Index scores for public schools came out Tuesday. The results are mixed, but indicate incremental improvements in K-12th grade public ed. Do standardized tests and grad rates paint an accurate portrait? Where do California schools stand nationally?

Guests:

Howard Blume, Education Reporter, Los Angeles Times

David Silver, Senior Researcher, UCLA’s National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, & Student Testing (CRESST)