The What Works Clearinghouse reviewed a recent study that found that students who attended a charter high school were more likely to graduate, enroll and persist in college, and have higher annual earnings. The study met WWC review standards with reservations for the analyses of several of these outcomes.
Higher proportions of teachers are projected to retire in the state's more rural northern and eastern counties than in and around the metropolitan areas of San Francisco, Sacramento, Orange County/Los Angeles, and Fresno.
The average score for eighth-grade AI/AN students in reading was higher in 2009 than in 2007, and the percentage of AI/AN students at or above Proficient and at Advanced in mathematics was higher in 2009 than in 2005. (Read more)
Between 1985 and 2008, public school enrollment rose 26 percent, from 39.4 million to 49.8 million. (Read more)