Report urges state and education leaders to address inequities.
Education experts discuss how to close the persistent achievement gap.
The Early Math Family Engagement Project emphasizes the role of parents.
Some have praised the test, while others claim it punished certain students.
Some students struggle with the requirement to meet UC and CSU standards.
The proposed amendment would create two new subgroups of students: foster and homeless youth.
With state money limited, local officials try new approaches.