DeKalb Schools see gains on state’s report card for progress

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DeKalb Schools see gains on state’s report card for progress

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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
DeKalb Schools showed improvement on the College and Career-Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) during the 2016-2017 school year, according to information released by the Georgia Department of Education. (AJC FILE PHOTO)

DeKalb County School District posted gains in many important areas of the state’s report card for student progress, according to information released by the Georgia Department of Education.

According to a district press release, the district scored 69.9 on the College and Career Readiness Performance Index (CCRPI), which grades schools on several factors, including student performance on standardized state tests. Schools can earn up to 110 points, which includes 10 bonus points.

District officials say the improvements are proof that a $2 million infusion of resources at struggling schools is helping to improve performance.

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