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Rural schools fare well in AYP

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By Scott Wente

St. Paul Capitol Bureau

ST. PAUL - Small schools in rural Minnesota fared best in the latest round of federal education assessments, but even they are part of a statewide trend of fewer schools meeting the standards.


Nearly 60 percent of schools in greater Minnesota made adequate yearly progress under the federal No Child Left Behind law.

Morris Area, Chokio-Alberta, Cyrus and Hancock all met 100 percent of the AYP requirements.

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