8/3/2010

In Idaho, 62% of schools met Adequate Yearly Progress goals this year as defined by No Child Left Behind -- compared with 66% last year. However, officials say schools actually improved slightly, but the standard was raised. In the Caldwell district, which enrolls primarily low-income and minority students, teachers and students were credited for a rise in test scores and eight of its 10 schools meeting AYP despite the more difficult standard.

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