The results are in for the first year of Common Core student testing.
The results are discouraging, but educational leaders say we shouldn't be discouraged. Everyone agrees the test is harder than its predecessor, but still, the majority of students tested below grade-level standards in math and English. That's statewide - with high performing districts included.
Adolfo Guzman-Lopez, KPCC education reporter
Dr. Ruth Perez, deputy superintendent for instruction with Los Angeles Unified School District
David Plank, executive director of Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE) at the Stanford University Graduate School of Education