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Lilburn Middle first in Gwinnett to face state sanctions
Gwinnet Daily Post
By Jaime Sarrio
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LILBURN — Lilburn Middle School will be the first school in Gwinnett to face stiff state sanctions under the federal No Child Left Behind law.
So what sort of changes are administrators planning to make in the coming school year, which begins Monday?

Right now, they’re not sure.

Since Georgia’s “adequate yearly progress” results were released last week, school administrators and county...
District celebrates CSAP scores
Canyon Courier
by Nancy Hull
August 18, 2004

With improvement in about 70 percent of the categories, Jefferson County School District officials are celebrating district student scores in a statewide testing program.

The Colorado State Department of Education on Monday released 2004 Colorado Student Assessment Program (CSAP) scores for grades three through 10 in reading, writing, math and science.

The percentage of Jeffco students reaching advanced or profici...
School change deadline today
The Montgomery Advertiser
By Wililam F. West
Montgomery Advertiser
August 5, 2004

Dorothy Lawson believes her 8-year-old granddaughter receives a good education from Dunbar-Ramer School in rural Montgomery County, despite it being on a list of underperforming schools.

"You can do good or you can do bad anywhere," Lawson said Wednesday evening. "And I feel like we're one of the best schools there is down here."

Parents or guardians of children who last year atte...
$500 billion spent on education
The Washington Times
By George Archibald
Published August 5, 2004

The Bush administration has issued a booklet declaring that U.S. taxpayers spent more than $500 billion for public schools in the 2003-04 school year, after months of attacks by Democrats and teachers unions who say that federal requirements for school improvement are underfunded.

State and local spending for kindergarten through 12th grade education more than doubled since 1990, while ...
Schools await results of progress reports
The Register-Guard
August 4, 2004
By Anne Williams
The Register-Guard

The state Department of Education is scrambling this week to finish crunching new student test score data for its second annual draft report on school performance under the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

The massive document, scheduled for public release next week, will include report cards for every school and district in the state, showing whether they made "adequate yearly progress" under the str...
Officials tweak school's military recruitment policy
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. -- The high school board has changed slightly the school's policy on giving military recruiters access to information about students.

The board voted 8-1 Monday to send a reminder to students that they can opt out of a federal program that gives the military access to names, phone numbers and addresses for recruitment. The reminder will be sent to students and parents and published twice a year in the school's parent newsletter.

The school c...
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