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Texas school districts to receive report cards


AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — School districts across Texas will receive letter grades this week under a new rating system that has public school officials grumbling. The Austin American-Statesman reports the Texas Education Agency on Wednesday will label school districts A-F and campuses with ratings of “met requirement” and “improvement required.” The ratings are to be based on how the schools performed in the 2017-18 school year. Campuses won’t be graded A-F until 2019 after state lawmakers postponed implementation last year under pressure from school boards and superintendents. For now, campuses will be graded numerically on a 0-100 scale. Public school officials had complained that the A-F system, enacted in 2015, relies heavily on student performance on the State of Teas Assessments of Academic readiness, not on broader performance metrics. Read stories like this and more in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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