Federal government asks Missouri to review failing schools

1 decade 10 months 2 weeks ago Tuesday, September 04 2007 Sep 4, 2007 Tuesday, September 04, 2007 7:34:16 AM CDT September 04, 2007 in News
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ST. LOUIS (AP) -- The federal government wants Missouri to review schools that are not performing as they should be. The U.S. Department of Education says the state should review every school and district that has not met standardized testing benchmarks more than two years in a row. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that's about 200 schools and 167 districts. Missouri's school improvement coordinator, Becky Kemna, says many of the federal concerns have already been fixed. Officials are working to resolve other concerns.

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