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"… the data is available from the nationally recognized Editorial Projects in Education Research Center. It also measured standardized test scores in reading and math for kinderg …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Oakland":
"… ates and test scores in 10 major urban districts — from New York City to Oakland — which collectively took in almost one-fourth of the total money poured …"
"… r the most-improved school district.Despite the money, graduation rates in Oakland actually fell by 6 percentage points, beating the rest of California’s s …"
"… of cheating, a charge former D.C. schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee denies.Oakland also fared poorly in high school -- with reading scores that tra …"
"… ormer principal who helped manage the Gates-backed small schools effort in Oakland, Calif., before the Microsoft guru dropped that campaign.The Oakland Case …"