|Published: 9:59 AM, 08/01/2012
Author: Tommy Millsaps
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
You can't blame Sweetwater City School
System administrators, teachers, staff and students for wearing big
smiles on their faces.
After all, it was announced Monday that
the Sweetwater City School System was one of only 21 out of 136
school systems in the state to earn "Exemplary" status.
According to the Tennessee Department
of Education report released Monday, the Exemplary 21 school
districts raised proficiency levels on the Tennessee Comprehensive
Assessment Program (TCAP) tests; made substantial progress in closing
gaps between groups of students; and ensured improvement for racial
minorities, as well as students with disabilities, limited English
proficiency and those from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.
"I am very pleased," Sweetwater
City School System Director Dr. Melanie Miller said.
See full story in the Wednesday, August 1, edition of The Advocate & Democrat.
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