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More area schools make the grade

Five area schools have made the cut after the state Office of Public Instruction issued a revised list of schools that have met new federal education guidelines.

Sunnyside Intermediate School, Chinook Junior High School, Harlem Junior Senior High School, and Big Sandy High School are among the 40 additional schools now found to be meeting adequate yearly progress, the passing grade of No Child Left Behind, President Bush's sweeping federal education law.

On Aug. 14, OPI issued a list of schools not meeting the requirements of the new law, which sets strict standards for attendance, completi...


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