California Test Scores Drop Significantly From Last Year

Just fewer than one-half of California schools qualified for performance-based cash rewards, down from 69% last year, according to the state's latest Academic Performance Index. Policy experts say the dramatic shift in scores raises questions about the viability of tying monetary rewards to high-stakes tests.

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