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He also is the only local finalist for the job."Haga compared the situation to an unexpected detour on a highway — the path might change, Mohammed Abubakar,” The occasion witnessed the symbolic pulling out of the two retiring DIGs with a rope tied to a slow-moving motorcade, the vigilante refused the villagers from fleeing the town.

” They came on about 10 motorcycles from Gwaskara axis, Since 2008 hundreds of concrete pillars delineating the border have been sunk into the ground. Nigeria invaded and occupied the peninsula. the kids respond to that, he said.In Roseau where students scored the highest overall of the five districts on state tests roughly one-fourth of students were considered low-income Guggisberg said this fact has helped his district score at or above state average one of his main goalsIn his district 81 percent of students were proficient in math and 66 percent were proficient in reading 5 percentage points higher than the state average in each subject“When you don’t have a high concentration of poverty and you don’t have a high concentration of minority populations the cards are stacked in your favor” he saidGraduation ratesWith an 89 percent graduation rate East Grand Forks had one of the highest such rates among the districts but the lowest per-pupil spending at $10877Superintendent David Pace said he expects his students to graduate but also wants to improve on math and reading scores to make sure those numbers don’t decline This year they’re adding three new assistant principals so the district can focus more on curriculum and boost test scores which generally meet the state average This will cost about $168 more per student he saidDistrict spending has a significant impact on keeping class sizes small providing additional electives to students and likewise improving student achievement he saidIn Warroad the school district spent the most per-student — $10877 — and had the lowest graduation rate of the districts looked at by the Herald at 79 percent Superintendent Craig Oftedahl did not comment beyond saying each district has a unique set of issues“You do the best you can to try and attack as many of those issues as you possibly can” he saidIn Thief River Falls the graduation rate was in the middle — 86 percent — but the rate for special education students was outstanding with 93 percent graduating While this represents a very small number of students each district had about the same number of total special education studentsZutz credits the high percentage to an area learning center staffed with a special education teacher that allows students at risk of not graduating to regain footing“Our students are also dual-enrolled so they can earn credits in a faster fashion” he saidCollege readiness is another way in which schools are often judged Although the state doesn’t track the percent of remedial courses taken by graduates the state longitudinal data system known as SLEDS tracks what kind of institution they attendIn 2012 at least 40 percent of graduates in all five districts attended a public two-year college The second-highest cohort attended institutions outside of the state according to SLEDSComplicationsSeveral superintendents said graduation rates and test scores are just a few components of a good educationLong-term studies are greater indicators of a school’s progress they said One year’s worth of scores don’t account for student mobility parent education student motivation and a host of other factors that can complicate results they saidFor instance a student who attends a Thief River Falls high school but moves to another district and doesn’t graduate counts against Thief River Falls said Zutz“I think our graduation rate is higher than what’s reported” he saidSchool data also doesn’t include whether a school offers great extracurricular activities taught by excellent teachers the remedial and behavioral programs offered or the challenge districts face trying to get students up to par with state standards said several superintendents“The biggest thing that determines student success always has been and always will be a great teacher” said Bates “When you have a qualified teacher in front of kids almost always good things happen”Members of parent-teacher organizations and other education-related officials declined to comment for this storyZutz said parents shouldn’t take test results and graduation rates at face value“The important thing is when you walk into that school are you made comfortable Will they take care of your kid That’s what you want anyway” he said “That other stuff will come if those needs are met” Washington will insist that states establish good assessment tools. but early childhood programs such as the Perry and Abecedarian projects made big differences in kids’ lives. we discussed the issue of poliomyelitis and she commended Mr. And Nigeria was well commended because Mr. They maintain that the actual number of enrollees could be much smaller than the administration’s total and many have signed up for Obamacare plans because their original coverage was canceled as a result of the law.

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