California K-12 Students: Back to School by the Numbers
As millions of California children head back to school, kidsdata.org offers a round-up of recent data on how kids are faring in the state's public schools.
Despite this upward trend, ethnic and socioeconomic disparities remain in many indicators of student progress:
Public school enrollment in California—about 6.2 million students in 2013—has risen about 18% since 1994.
Students of all backgrounds have made strides in graduation rates and test achievement:
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California Dropout Research Project
National Center for Education Statistics
Child Trends: Educational Attainment
The Education Trust West
California Department of Education—DataQuest
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Public School Enrollment