U.S. Department of Education http://hppr.org en Texas Panhandle Schools Face Federal Sanctions for Poor Performance http://hppr.org/post/texas-panhandle-schools-face-federal-sanctions-poor-performance <p></p><p>Seventeen Texas Panhandle schools are subject to federal sanctions, which could include closure, because of their poor performance.&nbsp; The group is in the bottom 15 percent of Title I in the state according to the <strong><a href="http://amarillo.com/news/latest-news/2013-12-18/feds-say-17-area-schools-risk-closure-if-they-dont-improve">Amarillo Globe-News</a></strong>.</p><p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 06:00:03 +0000 Cindee Talley 25797 at http://hppr.org Texas Panhandle Schools Face Federal Sanctions for Poor Performance Nation’s Report Card: How High Plains Eighth Graders Performed http://hppr.org/post/nation-s-report-card-how-high-plains-eighth-graders-performed <p></p><p>The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) creates <strong><a href="http://nationsreportcard.gov/about.aspx">The Nation’s Report Card</a></strong>, a document that informs the public about the academic achievement of elementary and secondary students in the United States. &nbsp;The testing information available at this time compares 2009 test results to those gathered in 2011. &nbsp;</p><p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 05:00:02 +0000 Cindee Talley 23582 at http://hppr.org Nation’s Report Card: How High Plains Eighth Graders Performed