Fairbanks Schools Receive Mixed AYP Results

Fairbanks schools performance is mixed in the latest results from standardized tests uses to assess Alaska kids under the federal No Child Left Behind Act.  Statewide 302 schools of 505 passed the Adequate Yearly Progress standards – nearly 60 percent. This is an increase of 3.6 percent over last year. North Star Borough Superintendent Pete Lewis says Fairbanks schools are just above the statewide average in achieving the AYP standard.

Lewis says that’s down from the 21 Fairbanks district schools that made adequate yearly progress last year.

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Dan Bross is a reporter at KUAC in Fairbanks.

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