on stardard tests, because then suburban schools with smart kids
get the money. Now California is doing just the opposite, and rewarding the worst schools:
SACRAMENTO - About one in three of the state's worst-performing schools will get a share of nearly $3 billion in funding dedicated to helping them improve academic achievement. ...I guess that is what the teachers' union wanted.
The $2.9 billion package is part of a deal between Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger and the state's largest teachers' union, the California Teachers Association ...