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2008-08-05 15:00:52

By Betsy Hammond, The Oregonian, Portland, Ore. Aug. 5--More than 430 Oregon schools failed to reach federal performance targets this year, the worst showing in six years under the federal No Child Left Behind law.

2008-08-05 12:00:55

By Dan Whisenhunt, The Anniston Star, Anniston, Ala. Aug.

2008-08-05 12:00:55

By Lee Tant, The Times and Democrat, Orangeburg, S.C. Aug. 5--Orangeburg Consolidated School Districts 4 and 5 are using various means and methods to enact their respective corrective action plans after failing to met federal No Child Left Behind standards for four consecutive years.

2008-08-05 09:01:14

By Bayne Hughes, The Decatur Daily, Ala. Aug. 5--Decatur City Schools had mixed results in the 2007-08 test scores released Monday by the state Department of Education.

2008-08-05 09:01:14

By Jim Cook, Dothan Eagle, Ala. Aug. 5--SCHOOL NAME -- Reason for not making AYP Ariton School--80 percent graduation rate Dale County High School --66 percent graduation rate G.W.

2008-08-05 09:01:14

By M.J. Ellington, The Decatur Daily, Ala. Aug. 5--MONTGOMERY -- Somerville Road Elementary School in Decatur was one of the success stories Monday, as the state released its annual No Child Left Behind report card.

2008-08-05 03:00:39

By Lee, Suk-Hyang Wehmeyer, Michael L; Palmer, Susan B; Soukup, Jane H; Little, Todd D Addressing federal mandates regarding both the delivery of transition services and access to the general education curriculum has been a challenge for secondary special educators.

2008-08-04 15:00:45

By JOHN SENA State education officials stressed student progress during a press conference Friday announcing otherwise grim results from last year's state tests. The annual tests are used to determine whether schools meet adequate yearly progress, or AYP, under the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

2008-08-04 15:00:45

By Jim Cook, Dothan Eagle, Ala. Aug. 4--Accountability reports released by the Alabama Department of Education on Monday had good news for the area's elementary and middle schools, but were critical of local high schools.

2008-08-04 12:01:14

By Sam Galski, Standard-Speaker, Hazleton, Pa. Aug. 4--Few Hazleton Area students have taken advantage of a federal law that allows them to transfer out of schools that consistently do not meet proficiency benchmarks established for state reading and math tests, district officials said.


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  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
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