Scores fall back on 2 math tests

Students improve in 2 areas

Posted: August 26, 2013 at 12:44 a.m.

NWA MEDIA FLIP PUTTHOFF Gina Kell, math coach at Elmwood Middle School, talks on Friday Aug. 23 2013 with sixth-grade students in a math class taught by Krista Stewart.

The average achievement rates for Arkansas secondary-school students dipped on state algebra 1 and geometry tests last spring for the first time since 2007, but achievement rates rose on the biology and 11th-grade literacy tests.

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