Trigg County didn’t stray too far from the rest of the pack as many subject areas reported growth, however some in all schools fell, indicating that more effort and attention need to be focused around those areas.
“Some content areas did not show gains compared to previous years, and the instructional challenges associated with maintaining high academic performance may have played a role,” Kentucky Education Commissioner Gene Wilhoit said in a release.
Assistant Superintendent for Instruction Mary Ann Lander called a press conference last Wednesday and discussed the performance of the students on a general level and said that performance is on track for the district to meet the standards set by the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act, signed by President Bush in 2001. However, some goals have not been met, which need to be attained by that date.
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