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Figure 7-1.

Percentage of students attending public elementary and secondary schools, by status of adequate yearly progress (AYP), race/ethnicity, and sex: School year 200809


Percentage of students attending public  elementary and secondary schools, by status of adequate yearly  progress  (AYP), race/ethnicity, and sex: School year 200809

1 Total includes other racial/ethnic groups not shown separately in the figure.
NOTE: AYP is an individual state's measure of yearly progress toward achieving state academic standards based on criteria contained in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) statute. AYP is the minimum level of improvement that public schools must attain each year and is based on spring accountability testing and prior performance. Data are derived from the 96 percent of schools that reported on AYP. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/Secondary School Universe Survey," 200809 and EDFacts SY 200809.
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