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Area ninth-graders surpass state average on GRAD writing tests

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The Minnesota Department of Education today announced that nearly 90 percent of Minnesota 9th-graders passed the Writing Graduation-Required Assessments for Diploma.


Morris Area students surpassed the statewide average of 89.5 percent. Of the Morris Area students, 79 of 83 passed the Writing GRAD, which is 95.18 percent.

All 13 Chokio-Alberta students taking the test passed, and 15 of 16 students (93.75 percent) at Hancock schools passed the GRAD.

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