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JMCSS Releases School Performance Data

By 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

JACKSON, Tenn.-The Jackson-Madison County School System received its report card from the state.

As part of the state's new accountability program for school districts, The Jackson-Madison County School System was assigned certain performance goals that it had to meet for TCAP. .According to the state, the district improved from 2011.

Out of 9 state goals, in areas such as reading, math and graduation rates, the district improved in six of them.

School officials said even though there is still room for improvement, the report is a positive one.

" What it means for the parents is that the school district is improving, that the education that the school district is improving, the education the school system's children are receiving is improving," said Supt. Buddy White of the JMC School District.

School officials said the results for individual schools will be released by the state at a later date.
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