Campaign to Include Student Health Indicators in California’s Revised API

Last year, the California legislature passed a law which requires the revision of the state’s Academic Performance Index (API). Health and education advocates throughout the state are campaigning for the inclusion of student health indicators, such as chronic absences, suspension and expulsion rates, to the way California measures its academic success.

Read The California Endowment’s blog posting on this campaign…

Join the petition to include school health indicators in California’s API on Change.org…

 

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View historical API data and reports on California’s Department of Education (CDE) website…

Read ‘Fixing the Academic Performance Index,’ a Policy Brief published by Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE)…