Fewer districts will require help from county offices, but colors tell a bigger story; disparities among student groups persist.
Continuation schools can be a last chance for a diploma, but state data shows many struggle to get students to attend each day.
The updated California School Dashboard provides extensive data on schools, districts and a dozen student groups.
New improvement and accountability system provides extensive data on many measures of school life and performance.
Information about social and emotional learning for parents, teachers, administrators and students.
Standard metrics often don't capture the work of schools serving at-risk students.
It also decides which schools' English learners will fall in the accountability system's low-performing "red zone."
AB 2548 also called for simpler, clearer school and district reports cards.