A major project comparing standardized scores and other data for the Philadelphia area. Also included are stories explaining how to understand the scores and general trends. This extensive four-part series includes the following sections: "Our Schools in 2002 - Increasing spending and implementing standards," "Understanding Test Scores - Determining what students know, and are able to show," "How does your school compare? - From across the Philadelphia area, data on teacher salaries, class size, e-mail and internet access, and more," "Profiles of the region's schools - South Jersey and Southeastern Pa, public and private, charter and tech." This story contains multiple charts with lots of data. It's an excellent resource for anyone doing any work related to education.
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