Californians May Know More About Russian Intelligence Than Their Own Schools’ Performance

Some of the report’s broad conclusions have been covered in the media—especially the report’s finding that, despite improvements in California education, our kids start out behind kids in other states educationally and never catch up.

That’s not surprising. What is shocking – or should be – was reading the report’s sections on how the state handles educational data. California is producing more such data, and has made improvements in its education data system.