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District 153 schools earn commendable ranking

The Illinois State Board of Education issued commendable rankings for Willow, Churchill and James Hart Schools in Homewood District 153. “We’re very proud of the work our staff does in working with the students, and collaborating with the parents and all our teams,” said Superintendent Dale Mitchell.  The 2018 Illinois Report Card measurement scale provides for four designations: exemplary, commendable, underperforming and lowest performing. The measurements take into account student scores on standardized tests and how well students perform on them year after year. In addition, rankings also use a number of factors, including test . . .

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SATURDAY, NOV 26

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