This report documents how AYP provides important new information about academic achievement in America’s public schools. This year’s first-ever application of the AYP formula is providing the foundation for school improvement efforts in all 50 states by uncovering large achievement gaps, identifying schools that have made significant progress, and recognizing schools with high percentages of low-income and minority children meeting state proficiency benchmarks.

Full Report

Published: June 1, 2003

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