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Today’s Equity Alert shines a spotlight on the latest results from the 2010 Standardized Testing and Reporting Program (STAR). With state leaders and school district officials touting improved proficiency rates, this alert looks beyond the spin to reveal what the data really shows about student performance in California.  While there have been measured gains, the slow and incremental progress is not sufficient to close the opportunity and achievement gaps plaguing low-income students and students of color. The Equity Alert shows how unacceptably slow achievement gaps are narrowing and provides recommendations for moving the state beyond rhetoric to real concrete solutions.

To read the full Equity Alert, click here.

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Accountability for Student Results

Achievement Gap