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California recommends new way to rate school success




Komienza Community Prep in Huntington Park rotates Chromebooks and iPads between groups of students so everyone gets a turn.
Komienza Community Prep in Huntington Park rotates Chromebooks and iPads between groups of students so everyone gets a turn.
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Since 1999, public schools in California have been measured by a number called the Academic Performance Index, or API. Now, a state commission is recommending the system be replaced with another, more comprehensive method of evaluation.