North Carolina to drop scores based on flawed formula

08/4/2005 | News & Observer (Raleigh, N.C.), The

The North Carolina Board of Education yesterday ordered state officials to drop sixth-grade reading scores and recalculate the state's middle school progress grades due to concerns over the scores' accuracy. Board members say the move was necessary to maintain credibility in the state's accountability system.

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