Local students show suffolks what has gone wrong in California schools

Local students show suffolks what has gone wrong in California schools.

But this is not what a new article in Mother Jones suggests. Instead, it is a list of the state’s school system’s most egregious failures. The paper’s writer, James Oliphant, has just published the story he wrote as a graduate student in a program that studies education reform. As a result of his study, he knows so little about the state’s school system that he can not identify the schools it currently has high rankings. But he has created a list, in which the four institutions with the lowest rankings are clustered.

According to his list, five of these schools — Cal Poly Pomona, Cal Poly Santa Barbara, Cal State Northridge, and University of San Diego — have high scores on state achievement tests. Two of these schools are considered public, although only Cal State San Bernardino and California State University Fullerton come close to their own benchmarks on the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) test.

This data suggests the states are not at all as fair to poor students as Oliphant makes out. According to Oliphant, five of these schools were judged low to average in math and reading in the보성출장마사지 2010-11 school year while seven of them scored low in these areas in the 2012-13 one. In math, Cal Poly Pomona had a score of 37. The same school, however, failed the reading test.

The problem i속초출장마사지s not that schools are failing students, but rather that our education system does not address the issues identified in Oliphant’s report. Schools that have high rankings on the NAEP or state exams don’t need to work with students 로투스 홀짝to improve their educational success — it just happens that they make higher grades available for more students to take. A lot of students in poor families are just too dumb to make the math or reading equivalent of the SATs. Some students, like those living in poverty, just get too frustrated to take the tests.

These aren’t just “failing schools.” For example, at Cal Poly Pomona, students in grades 3 through 8 had to score at least on a national average on the same paper-and-pencil exam for the first time. All of the students had to score at least 25 on the essay, and all but one had to have written at least 35 or 36 words. At Cal Poly Santa Barbara, the test required an 8 out of 10. At Cal State Fullerton, each student had to write 35 or 36 words. The math o