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Area schools miss making AYP; rating tool misses success signs

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WILLMAR -- All but two of the school districts in west central Minnesota are listed by the state as not making adequate yearly progress in reading and math.


However, school leaders say their students are doing well and showing academic gro-wth. The No Child Left Behind education law just doesn't recognize or celebrate their successes.

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Linda Vanderwerf

I cover education issues for the West Central Tribune and have worked for the paper since 1995. I have worked in journalism since 1981.

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