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W. Va. Public Broadcasting: New ed accountability system similar to No Child Left Behind

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Only about a quarter of West Virginia schools met state-mandated requirements in student proficiency and academic growth according to data released by the state Department of Education. The results, based on WESTEST scores from this year, are the first to be released under the state’s new accountability system, created by West Virginia education experts. While department leaders see the new system as a step forward for West Virginia students, the principal of one school said he’s still waiting to see the major changes roll out.

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