Did LA Mayor (Villaraigosa) Make Good On His Vowed To Turn The District Into An Incubator Of Education Reform

“A Times analysis found a mixed record at the schools his nonprofit controls. Overall, the mayor’s schools have performed comparably to district schools with similar demographics. Some of his schools, notably 99th Street Elementary, have seen significant improvements. But others, such as Gompers Middle School and Roosevelt High, have seen comparatively modest gains.”

“Mixed record: L.A. Unified schools controlled by the mayor showed a range of results in the percentage of students scoring proficient or above in English and math in 2012.”

Data analysis by Sandra Poindexter, Picture by California Dept. of Education

Read more at: http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-villaraigosa-schools-20130628,0,1385547.story

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