Poor test results land many students in summer school

More students in Georgia and elsewhere will return to school this summer for extra help in passing standardized state tests. Nearly 38% of Georgia eighth-graders and 28% of fifth-graders -- roughly 82,000 children in all -- failed the state's math test. Students are being encouraged to enroll in summer classes in anticipation of retaking that exam, while some districts hurry to hire more instructors to teach the summer courses.

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