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Virginia's new school accountability system to be finalized this summer

Posted on AllSides June 21st, 2024
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A data analysis from the Virginia Department of Education presented at Thursday’s board meeting shows that a rating system based heavily on proficiency will place mostly high-poverty schools into the lower categories. Students in Virginia are largely separated by race and economic class, according to a May analysis by the Lee Enterprises Public Service Journalism team in conjunction with the Richmond Times-Dispatch. This mirrors national trends. While segregation is no longer mandated by public policy, it is reinforced by school attendance zones and segregated housing patterns. “The status quo does...

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