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3 charter schools’ ‘priority’ status is lifted

By Nanea Kalani

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 14, 2013

~~<p>The state lifted three charter schools out of the low-performing category of its new accountability system after correcting data errors.</p>
<p>The schools had been dinged for poor graduation rates, hitting a trigger that automatically placed them in &ldquo;priority&rdquo; status for dipping below a 70 percent rate for three consecutive years. Priority schools represent the bottom 5 percent of schools on the state Department of Education&rsquo;s Strive HI performance system.</p>
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The state lifted three charter schools out of the low-performing category of its new accountability system after correcting data errors.

The schools had been dinged for poor graduation rates, hitting a trigger that automatically placed them in “priority” status for dipping below a 70 percent rate for three consecutive years. Priority schools represent the bottom 5 percent of schools on the state Department of Education’s Strive HI performance system. Login for more...



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