Monday, August 17, 2009

MEDIA ADVISORY -- STAR Test Result Revealed at News Conference Tuesday

MEDIA ADVISORY from the San Diego Unified School District, August 17, 2009

STAR Test Result Revealed

State, County, Local School Officials Discuss Details

What: Release of 2009 STAR Test Results

When: 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 18

Where: Correia Middle School, 4302 Valeta Street (92107). Directions: Hwy 8
west (becomes Ocean Beach Freeway), left on Nimitz, left on West Point Loma,
right on Montalvo, two blocks on Montalvo, right on Camulos to Valeta, Left
to entrance of parking lot. Watch for city street construction in area.
Parking will be in the lot on the west end of campus, adjacent to the
Peninsula YMCA.

Background: 2009 results for the Standardized Testing and Reporting (STAR)
program that measures the academic achievement of students in grades 2-11.
Parents use these scores to compare schools in California.

Speakers: Jack O¹Connell, State Superintendent of Schools; Randy Ward, San
Diego County Superintendent of Schools; Terry Grier, Superintendent, San
Diego Unified School District; Shelia Jackson, President, San Diego Unfired
Board of Education; John De Beck, Member, San Diego Unified School District.
Patricia Ladd, Principal, Correia Middle School, will be available for

Parents and children, as well as Steven Correia, the school¹s namesake, will
be available for questions.

Contact: Jack Brandais, SDUSD, (619) 607-0477; Adam Wolfson, California
Dept. of Education, (213) 620-2006.

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Jack Brandais
Communications Department
San Diego Unified School District
(619) 725-5570 (Desk)
(619) 607-0477 (Cell)

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