Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Test scores offer reality check for Villaraigosa's schools

There are some gains but overall the results fall short of the L.A. mayor's original rhetoric suggesting he could deliver rapid improvement. The story was similar at Locke High, a charter school.

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa learned a major lesson in school reform Tuesday: It's hard to fix failing schools in Los Angeles, even those under his purview.

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