AirTalk for September 16, 2009

CA schools show some improvement

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)


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