Monday Morning News, Part 1 [2008 ISATs]

Most Chicago Public Schools students meet or exceed state Tribune

The district's composite score—which includes reading, math, and

science—increased 1.3 percentage points from the year before, with 65.4

percent of all students meeting or exceeding state requirements.

City Students Post Gains on Standardized Tests NPR

This was the first year that

students still in the process of learning English took the regular

state achievement exams. CPS officials had warned that the district's

scores could fall.

CPS test scores up again for 7th yr. Sun Times

Every ISAT reading and math test taken in the state -- close to 1

million exams -- had to be rescored after state officials noticed huge

fluctuations in this year's results, most of them downward.

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