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Granada, Hutchinson, Rancho-Starbuck middle schools named California Distinguished Schools

There are 3 comments on the Whittier Daily News story from Apr 27, 2013, titled Granada, Hutchinson, Rancho-Starbuck middle schools named California Distinguished Schools. In it, Whittier Daily News reports that:

Teacher Mike Clay works with eighth-grade students in their Math Support class at Hutchinson Middle School in La Mirada on Monday April 22, 2013.

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Norwalk, CA

#1 Apr 29, 2013
NLMUSD Schools Recognized by California Business for Education Excellence
Through the Honor Roll School program, California Business for Education Excellence (CBEE) identifies and recognizes higher performing schools in the state, particularly higher poverty schools that are closing achievement gaps and those with a focus on STEM proficiency. In 2012, CBEE announced 2,108 high performing schools Honor Roll school for 2012, up from 261 in 2005. The number of high poverty, high performing schools now totals 871 across the state. The CBEE Honor Roll is the only school recognition program in the state using only student achievement outcomes as the criteria and is a growing resource for all schools to learn about best practices that increase student achievement. CBEE utilizes data from the non-profit Educational Results Partnership ( http://edresults.org ), the largest longitudinally-linked, actionable school data system in the country.
. They are listed below according to their awards:
Star Schools- High poverty, high performing, and achievement gap closing schools
Escalona Elementary
Gardenhill Elementary
Morrison Elementary
Lampton Elementary
Hutchinson Middle

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#2 May 1, 2013
Not a surprise to see Hutchinson on there since Gardenhill prepares them very well.
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Norwalk, CA

#3 May 1, 2013
Yes, Gardnhill does a great job but the teachers at Hutchinson work extremely hard on behalf of their students giving countless hours of before and afterschool tutoring. Hutchinson deserves the credit for what students have achieved after elementary school.

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