New criteria create more failing secondary schools in Minnesota

08/20/2004 | Star Tribune (Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn.)

State officials expect twice as many Minnesota schools will be on this year's list of failing schools, because for the first time, test scores, rather than simple graduation or attendance rates, will determine if schools are making adequate yearly progress. All of the high schools in St. Paul and Minneapolis will likely be rated as underperforming due to their subgroup scores.

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