Preliminary data is still being analyzed, but it appears as though many Carroll County Schools showed improvement on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Test for the 2010-2011 school year.
All students third to eighth grade take the CRCT, but third, fifth and eighth grade are the years students have to pass the math and reading portion or risk being retained in their grade to learn the material, said Kathy Rogers, assistant superintendent of teaching and learning.
Overall, the scores show improvement in all areas, particularly math. Another encouraging sign is that virtually every county school performed better than the state averages in both reading and math.
“In our math curriculum, they’re laying the foundation at the elementary school,” she said.
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