From the Sacramento Bee, Sep 27, 2017: "More than half of
California students miss English standard. Even more fail at
(And of course, it's not just California. It's the same all across
"Just over half of California students failed to meet English
standards based on spring 2017 standardized test results
released Wednesday, a performance that remained essentially flat
compared to the previous year. Students performed even worse on
math tests, with nearly two-thirds falling short, according to
the California Department of Education."
... "THE PROPORTION OF STUDENTS MEETING MATH STANDARDS
STATEWIDE ALSO HELD STEADY AT ROUGHLY 37 PERCENT."