An in-depth study of black students in Los Angeles schools projects that, if current trends continue, only 1 in 20 African-American kindergartners will go on to graduate from high school and complete a degree at a four-year California university. The study was conducted by the Education Trust-West. Among its findings:
- 1 in 5 African-American middle school and high school students are proficient in Algebra I.
- 63 percent of black students graduate from high school in four years.
- 20 percent of black ninth-graders graduate in four years, having completed the courses required for admission to one of the state's public universities.
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