Seattle Public Schools Falling Short of Five-Year Targets

Friday, November 2, 2012

With just one year left on its ambitious five-year plan, the Seattle school district continues to fall short of reaching its academic targets.

Of the 23 objectives set in 2008, which cover everything from reading scores to graduation rates, the district now doesn't expect to meet any of them by 2013.

It expects to come close in just two: Sixth graders passing all their classes and ninth-graders who earn enough credits in their first year of high school to advance to sophomore level.

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