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Trinity schools meet federal AYP standards
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TRINITY – Preliminary results indicate that for the first time since the 2006-07 school year, the Trinity Independent School District will meet the 2010-11 federal accountability standards known as Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). Under the accountability provisions in the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, all public school campuses, school districts, and the state are evaluated for Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP). Districts, campuses, and the state are required to meet AYP criteria on three measures: Reading/Language Arts, Mathematics, and either Graduation Rate (for high schools and districts) or Attendance Rate (for elementary and middle/junior high schools). If a campus, district, or state that is receiving Title I, Part A funds fails to meet AYP for two consecutive years, that campus, district, or state is subject to certain requirements such as offering supplemental education services, offering school choice, and/or taking corrective actions. Trinity High School, which missed AYP the previous two years and Trinity Middle School, which missed federal accountability standards in 2009-10, met federal standards for 2010-11 as well as Trinity Intermediate School. Lansberry Elementary missed federal standards for the first time this year. The area LES missed performance standards was in Math. District officials will release detailed results at the regularly scheduled school board meeting on Aug. 22.

 

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