by Scott Neuffer

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October 9, 2012
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Douglas schools leave No Child Left Behind on high note

There's no lack of irony to this year's No Child Left Behind report in Douglas County. The district had a stellar 2011-12 school year, during which all schools made Adequate Yearly Progress, but the gains come at a time when NCLB requirements themselves are being phased out.

Evolving methodology, however, shouldn't diminish the accomplishment.

"I just want all teachers and kids to be proud of how hard they worked," said Superintendent Lisa Noonan. "I'm really happy for everybody and that the last year of a 10-year system was so positive."

Three schools in the "in need of improvement" category in …

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