API scores skewed by low participation
Last updated 9/20/2007 at Noon
Eight to ten students may have caused the Fallbrook Union High School District (FUHSD) to fall short of their Academic Performance Index (API) goal.
This happened not because the students didn’t know the information on the tests scored for the API but because they didn’t take the tests at all. As a result, the district, not one of its school sites, falls under state scrutiny for program improvement. Sixty districts in California fell into the same category.
The API is a California Department of Education report, which with the Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) federal report makes up Cal...