The 2007 STAR test results were released Wednesday and Marin students did not disappoint. As usual, Marin kids scored much higher than the state average.
This year, the Ross School led the way with all 42 seventh-graders hitting the 100-percent mark. However, results were mixed with disappointing scores from blacks and Latino students.
> From the Marin IJ…
Marin County students scored much higher than the state average on STAR test results released Wednesday, but local Latino, black and English-language learning students continued to struggle.
In Marin, 68 percent of all students are proficient in English, compared with 43 percent across the state. For math, 70 percent of Marin students are proficient, compared with 51 percent across the state.
However, Marin is experiencing the same problems as the rest of the state when factoring in race and students learning English. Marin blacks, Latinos and students considered English-language learners scored above the state average, but the scores were much closer and lag far behind those of white students. Read More >>
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