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By Mary O'Keefe | March 29, 2007
Jack O'Connell, California's superintendent of schools, in a press conference Tuesday announced the results of the 2005-2006 school year API test, which showed La Cañada Unified schools continued to score high overall. However, a new way of calculating subgroup levels may challenge the district in this school year, 2006-07. API is the state's way of monitoring and measuring districts and individual schools success. The scores range from 200 to 1000, consisting of results from statewide tests that are based on the California standards.
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By Mary O’Keefe | September 6, 2007
Academic Performance Index [API] and Adequate Yearly Progress [AYP]report were released with La Cañada Unified School District remained with high scores. The API scores represent test that were taken by students from second grade to high school juniors in 2006-2007 school year. The tests are mandated by the state and are used as a tool to monitor how each school and district?s achievement level. The student?s individual scores were mailed out to parents earlier in August. The scores that were released on Friday by the California Department of Education are targeted to individual schools and the district overall.
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By Sara Cardine | May 15, 2013
As California's June 30 budget deadline draws near, La Cañada Unified School District officials are partnering with Democratic state legislators and other districts to oppose Gov. Jerry Brown's plan for distributing state money and $6 billion in Proposition 30 revenue to schools over the next seven years. They claim the governor's proposed Local Control Funding Formula - which provides per-pupil base grants, supplemental funding for students who are poor, learning English or in foster care, and still more money for schools where these student subgroups are concentrated - creates winners and losers and fails to adequately restore historic funding cuts.
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By Scott Tracy, LCUSD Governing Board President | March 15, 2007
In a companion column in this month's District newsletter, Superintendent Jim Stratton shares with the community a number of new programs, expanded learning opportunities and strengthened resources that the District has introduced to provide academic and emotional support for our students. If you have not seen the superintendent's column, I strongly encourage you to go to www.lcusd.net and click on the 'District Newsletter' icon at the top of the page. I believe you will be inspired and pleased with the progress being made at our schools under Jim's leadership.
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June 16, 2011
Q . A study released June 9 by the Public Religion Research Institute: “Committed to Availability, Conflicted About Morality, What the Millennial Generation Tells Us about the Future of the Abortion Debate and the Culture Wars.” The survey was based on telephone interviews conducted between April 22 and May 8 among a random sample of 3,000 adults in the continental United States. The margin of error for the full sample is plus or minus 2 percentage points, and higher for subgroups.
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By Mary O’Keefe | September 6, 2007
Academic Performance Index [API] and Adequate Yearly Progress [AYP]report were released with La Cañada Unified School District remained with high scores. The API scores represent test that were taken by students from second grade to high school juniors in 2006-2007 school year. The tests are mandated by the state and are used as a tool to monitor how each school and district?s achievement level. The student?s individual scores were mailed out to parents earlier in August. The scores that were released on Friday by the California Department of Education are targeted to individual schools and the district overall.
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By Mary O'Keefe | March 29, 2007
Jack O'Connell, California's superintendent of schools, in a press conference Tuesday announced the results of the 2005-2006 school year API test, which showed La Cañada Unified schools continued to score high overall. However, a new way of calculating subgroup levels may challenge the district in this school year, 2006-07. API is the state's way of monitoring and measuring districts and individual schools success. The scores range from 200 to 1000, consisting of results from statewide tests that are based on the California standards.
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