A new list of California's lowest-performing schools includes 39 from Los Angeles County, and a few surprises are among them.
California education officials released their preliminary list Monday and 23 are part of the Los Angeles Unified School District, the nation's second-largest.
State officials are required to compile the list as a result of state and federal law to make these schools eligible for federal improvement grants. The list represents the lowest-performing 5% of California schools.
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