LAUSD College-Prep Plan Faces Uphill Struggle, Harvard Study Says

A Harvard study found that just 16 percent of Los Angeles Unified School District’s (LAUSD) Class of 2011 passed the classes needed to attend California's public universities, an indicator of the challenges facing the district as it makes rigorous college-prep courses a requirement for graduation. Researchers tracked LAUSD’s Class of 2011 from the time students entered ninth grade, creating a snapshot of how many graduated four years later and how many completed the A-G curriculum.

Los Angeles Daily News