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New Stanford research outlines big issue with California schools

This is definitely something parents - especially of young children - should be aware of.

In a report on research led by Stanford University education professor Deborah Stipek, the LA Times concludes children in California begin school at a level far behind their peers in other states:

The researchers argue that if California wants to improve student achievement in schools, it has to start much earlier so that children are prepared when they show up for kindergarten.

The full articles dives into many of the contributing factors, and is definitely worth a read HERE.