Thursday, August 11, 2005 | News for Dallas, Texas | Latest News | News for Dallas, Texas | Latest News: "About 77 percent of Texas schools and 87 percent of school districts met federal improvement standards this year, the Texas Education Agency announced Thursday.

Under the federal No Child Left Behind Act, signed by President Bush in 2001, schools that receive federal poverty aid must show 'adequate yearly progress.'

This year, 149 districts and 900 campuses failed to meet those guidelines, the TEA said, with math performance the most common reason."


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