Improving Outcomes by Democratizing Education Data
Source: Los Angeles Daily News
by Ryan J. Smith
Last year, just 40 percent of Los Angeles Unified students met or exceeded expectations in English Language Arts. While no student population is showing levels of achievement we should feel satisfied with, just 34 percent of Latino students met standards compared with 66 percent of their white peers.
We must do more to ultimately close these persistent equity gaps. The good news is, the public may soon have access to more of the data to improve outcomes for all students in the country’s second-largest school district.