Boston public schools earned relatively flat scores on national standardized test results released Wednesday that reflect a district largely challenged by stagnation for the past few years.
But in comparison to the other 20 large urban districts that took the Trial Urban District Assessment exams, the most prominent measurement of urban achievement, Boston tended to score in the top tier, while some cities, such as Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles, are gaining ground.
“We are always proud to outperform other cities, as our mission is to eliminate achievement gaps and ensure a high-quality education for every child in every classroom, in every school,” Interim Superintendent John McDonough said in a statement. Full story for BostonGlobe.com subscribers.
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