A r c h i v e d I n f o r m a t i o n
Closing the Achievement Gap in America's Public Schools
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Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP)
- The goal is 100 percent proficiency for all students in 12 years.
- Provides separate, measurable objectives for all children and for specific groups (disadvantaged, racial/ethnic, disabled, LEP)
- The goal is ambitious, but achievable.
- Why 100 percent? Anything less means children will be left behind.