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2008-09-24 15:00:21

By Linda Borg PROVIDENCE -- The city's public school students scored abysmally on the state's new science assessment test in large part because what's being taught in the classroom isn't in line with what's being measured by the test.

2008-09-02 15:00:23

By James Joyce III When results from the spring WASL test were released by the state's schools chief Tuesday morning, the figures for the Yakima School District mostly mirrored the statewide trend: there were some ups and downs.

2008-08-28 15:00:57

By FM WIGGINS PETERSBURG -- The Adequate Yearly Progress results are in for the Tri-City area and only one school district made the federal No Child Left Behind act required AYP as a district: Colonial Heights.

2008-08-17 18:00:42

By Jennifer Reeger Although only two of 23 school districts in Westmoreland and Fayette counties failed to make progress in student achievement during the 2007-08 academic year, fewer individual schools met thresholds set by the state. One reason cited is that the thresholds have increased.

2008-08-15 09:00:53

By RHONDA BODFIELD; ANDREA RIVERA Math and reading results mainly show slight rises, according to statewide data AIMS test scores remained relatively flat in math and reading statewide, but writing scores dropped across nearly every grade level, according to the most recent test scores, released publicly today.

2008-08-06 15:00:46

By Jana Hollingsworth, Duluth News-Tribune, Minn. Aug. 6--Despite not making adequate yearly progress for the third year in a row, the Duluth School District says progress has been made.

2008-08-06 12:00:48

By Tanner Kent, The Free Press, Mankato, Minn. Aug. 6--progress.

2008-08-05 12:00:55

By Tom Schneider, Carlsbad Current-Argus, N.M. Aug.

2008-08-05 12:00:55

By Debby Abe, The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash. Aug. 5--Their friends call it "stupid school." They say Challenger Secondary Schools, the alternative program in Spanaway, is a dumping ground for the rejects and dumb kids. But the teens who go to Challenger know better.

2008-08-05 09:01:14

By Debby Abe, The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash. Aug. 5--Their friends call it "stupid school." They say Challenger Secondary Schools, the alternative program in Spanaway, is a dumping ground for the rejects and dumb kids. But the teens who go to Challenger know better.


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