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San Francisco Is the State’s Worst County for Black Student Achievement — Why?


Parents from San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood  heard a hopeful message from school administrators: Their children, who all attend Charles R. Drew Preparatory Academy,  a predominately black school, were already slated do better on next year’s state tests.

But the staff didn’t tell the parents about this year’s test results: Nine out of 10 black students at the school had failed reading and math exams.

Read the story at CALmatters.