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Student Achievement and Growth on California’s K-12 Assessments
Iwunze Ugo and Laura Hill

April 2017

Full Report
[PDF, 459K]

Technical Appendix
[PDF, 221K]

California’s school children did much better in the second year of new standardized tests. But a look at results for English Learners and economically disadvantaged students indicates that achievement gaps are not closing. Struggling districts may need more guidance from the state—they might also look to schools and districts that have had success with high-need students.

This research was supported with funding from the Evelyn and Walter Haas, Jr. Fund.