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35 labeled ‘achieving’ of 239 school districts

Posted: January 8, 2013 at 12:09 a.m.

Thirty-five of Arkansas’ 239 school districts and six of 16 open-enrollment charter schools are classified as “achieving” school systems under the state’s new accountability system, leaving more than 200 districts and charter systems — some considered very high performing — branded as “needing improvement.”

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