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District looks at busing issues for students choosing other ...
Fairbanks News-Miner
By MARMIAN L. GRIMES, Staff Writer
August 17, 2004

About 40 local students will attend a different school next year under the choice provision of the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

Three schools in the Fairbanks North Star Borough School District--Hunter Elementary, Ryan Middle and Howard Luke Academy--were required to offer students free transportation to other schools this year because the schools missed federal student achievement targets two years in ...
Elementary Schools Post Lower Scores
Los Angeles Times
After several years of gains, state test results in math and English either declined or showed no improvement at a majority of campuses.

August 17, 2004

By Duke Helfand and Doug Smith, Times Staff Writers

After several years of marked gains, the majority of public elementary schools in California posted lower scores or showed no improvement this year on standardized English and math tests, according to data released Monday.

State offici...
State: 77 schools may be penalized
Concord Monitor
No Child Left Behind rules mandate 'adequate' progress

Monitor staff
August 13. 2004 8:51AM

This spring, 77 of the state's 464 public schools failed for the second year in a row to meet standardized test performance goals set by the federal No Child Left Behind Act, according to preliminary figures the state released yesterday.

The list is likely to shrink in the next few months, though. Schools have 30 days to appeal...
School test results called 'discouraging'
Laconia Citizen
Several area schools fail 'No Child Left Behind' test

Staff Writer
August 14, 2004

LACONIA — Statistics released by the N.H. Department of Education indicate that several of the area’s high schools are failing to meet 2004 "adequate yearly progress" (AYP) requirements mandated by the federal government’s No Child Left Behind program.

Local administrators say schools are failing to make the NCLB grade primarily as...
4 local schools miss goal
Portsmouth Herald
By Joe Adler
[email protected]
August 16, 2004

PORTSMOUTH - The latest results of state testing indicate that four area schools can do better educating students with special needs.
The preliminary results of the New Hampshire Educational and Improvement Assessment Program label the schools - including Portsmouth High School - as "schools in need of improvement" based on federal standards that took effect last year.

The standards, imp...
Region's schools scramble for space
The Charlotte Observer
Staff Writer
August 15, 2004

When Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools open Monday, the collection of more than 700 mobile classrooms alone will be big enough to rank as one of North Carolina's 20 largest school districts.

Nearly 4,000 additional students will cram into already overcrowded buildings, as the record-setting enrollment tops 117,000. In the final days before the opening bell, CMS has scrambled to ready 130 new mobiles -- nearly en...
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