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Half of U.S. Schools Fail Federal Standards
USA Today | 12/15/11

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Is Your Child’s School Effective?
Education Next | Fall 2006

A new report finds that 48% of U.S. schools did not make adequate yearly progress this year. Earlier this year, Arne Duncan predicted that 82% of schools would fail to make AYP. In the Fall 2006 issue of Ed Next, Paul Peterson and Marty West took a close look at the formula for calculating AYP and suggested some ways of improving the AYP yardstick.

Last updated December 16, 2011