What to make of test scores and silver awards

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Greg Peck
April 26, 2013

In statewide math and reading tests administered last fall, Janesville School District results exceeded statewide averages at every grade level for the first time since 2002, when the federal No Child Left Behind law took effect.

Quickly following that news this week was the story that Janesville’s Craig and Parker high schools earned silver honors in the latest rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

Combined, what do these two reports say about our schools and our community? We’ll share our perspectives in our editorial Sunday.

Greg Peck can be reached at (608) 755-8278 or gpeck@gazettextra.com. Or follow him on Twitter or Facebook

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