Virginia was granted a waiver from some aspects of the federal No Child Left Behind Act, but that has created new challenges.
By April Wright, Reporter
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 6:00 am (Updated: September 12, 6:00 am)
According to the No Child Left Behind Act’s new Annual Measurable Objectives (AMO), each subgroup of students will have a different target to meet based on the history of how those groups have performed, said Rebecca Cardwell, Galax Schools’ assistant superintendent.
That’s what makes AMOs different from the federal education act’s Annual Yearly Progress (AYP) benchmarks, which no longer apply in Virginia.
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