Education

Standardized test scores: How we crunched the data

Standardized test scores: How we crunched the data

The California Department of Education provides standardized testing data, by year, for every school in the state. These tests, such as the ACT and SAT, are designed to gauge students’ capabilities and preparedness for college. inewsource reviewed and analyzed ACT, SAT and other results from the past five school years. The inewsource investigation into Gompers Preparatory Academy, in addition to ... Read More »

San Diego grad assistants come up short on pay

San Diego grad assistants come up short on pay

Graduate teaching assistants play an important role at universities — giving lectures, grading papers, preparing exams — but federal data show that those working in San Diego earn wages considerably lower than their counterparts in places where the cost of living is much cheaper. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, San Diego’s part-time student workers earn the full-time equivalent ... Read More »

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