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L.A. Unified releases school ratings using 'value-added' method

Apr 12, 2011 10:23:00 PM - latimes.com
The approach focuses on how much progress students make year to year rather than measuring solely their achievement level. Parents are likely to be surprised.

In a dramatic turn for the country's second-largest school district, Los Angeles Unified released school ratings based on a new approach that measures a school's success at raising student performance — the first in a series of high-stakes moves that will thrust the district into the center of the national debate over education reform.

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