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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...
Many city schools fail federal program
Lynchburg News & Advance
Amy Coute?
Lynchburg News & Advance
Wednesday, August 4, 2004

In the coming days hundreds of Lynchburg parents will begin getting letters in the mail informing them that their child’s school is not making the grade according to No Child Left Behind guidelines.

Although preliminary SOL scores revealed that area schools are doing well, the federal No Child Left Behind Act said otherwise. According to the act’s measures, only seven of the city’s 16 public...
Teacher of the Year for Region 13 from SISD
The Seguin Gazette-Enterprise
By Janet Grafe
Seguin Gazette

Published August 04, 2004

Weinert Elementary teacher Pam Krippner is the new Region XIII 2004 Teacher of the Year.

Texas is divided into 20 different regions, with each region having its own education service center. Krippner competed with Teachers of the Year from the 59 school districts in 16 counties covered by Region XIII.

“We’ve known all along that she is an incredible teacher,” said John Yonk...
Kentucky Schools Receive Report Cards
WCPO-TV ABC 9 Cincinnati
Reported by: Tom McKee
Web produced by: Jennifer Moore
Photographed by: 9News
8/3/2004 5:10:52 PM
Kentucky schools received report cards Tuesday to show if they have met standards in the "No Child Left Behind" laws.

If goals were not met for a second straight year, parents could transfer their children to another school.

In order to turn things around in the district, intensive instruction is being used towards reading and math.
Quarter of schools might not show 'adequate progress'
WKRC-TV CBS 12 Cincinnati
LAST UPDATE: 8/4/2004 8:29:53 AM

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - About a quarter of Kentucky public schools may fail to fulfill the federal government's demand for "adequate yearly progress," the state Department of Education reported.

For schools that get federal funding, failure for two years in a row means consequences - at a minimum, allowing students to transfer to other schools at the district's expense and drawing up an improvement plan.

The department...
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