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  • Test prank backfires for Monterey High student

    An apparent prank by a Monterery High student — posting part of a standardized test online — resulted in a "cautionary flag" on the school's score, though state education officials acknowledged the intent appeared to an effort to show off a doodle, not to cheat.
  • Burbank elementary school breaks 900 API mark

    R.L. Stevenson Elementary made Burbank history this week: scoring above 900 on the Academic Performance Index, making it one of the California’s top schools. While Burbank schools have continually met the state’s goal for scoring at least...

    High API score doesn't equate to success

    Re: “School breaks 900 API mark,” Aug. 31. Why this incessant need to associate high scores with academic achievement? High scores are fine and dandy, but what does it really prove? Someone can practice test-taking strategies to elevate...

    Leader Cartoon: Prinicpal's office

    Leader Cartoon: Prinicpal's office
    A third-grade teacher at McKinley Elementary School in Burbank got in hot water recently for allegedly helping a student out on a standardized test. Cartoonist Bert Ring imagines the scene.  -- Dan Evans, Times Community News Follow Dan Evans on...

    Burbank Unified improves its API standing

    Burbank Unified improved its overall score on the all-important state index that measures student achievement, according to data released Wednesday. The district’s overall score on the Academic Performance Index improved by 13 points to 846 —...