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California schools, educators like a new accountability system but aren’t sure it will make things better

The State Board of Education is set today to approve a new school accountability system, which will be one of the most complex in the country. The system is being widely praised for its broad focus on indicators like graduation, attendance rates, suspension rates and college and career readiness rather than just test scores. But experts say that merely identifying schools struggling across these measures won’t help them solve those problems.

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