Arizona Low-Income Scores in Both Districts and Charters are Moving On Up

(Guest Post by Matthew Ladner)

The improvement in AZMerit scores looks broad and inclusive across subgroups. Economically disadvantaged students for instance show academic gains across school sectors in Arizona. Here is a look at the trends for 4th grade district students:

Here are the 4th grade trends for low-income students attending Arizona charter schools:

Arizona students made larger academic gains on NAEP between 2009 and 2015 than any other state under very trying circumstances. The AZMerit data indicates that they kept making progress in 2016 and 2017. This is a great accomplishment for our students, our teachers and our policymakers, and hopefully…

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One Response to Arizona Low-Income Scores in Both Districts and Charters are Moving On Up

  1. Greg Forster says:

    I can think of another Sinatra song AZ should be singing:

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