This West Dallas School Will Close Even Though The District Tried To Save It

While Dallas ISD, and the state’s eighth-grade reading passing rates experienced a slight uptick or held steady in the last five years, Edison Middle Learning Center’s eighth-grade passing rate has decreased slightly, to 61 percent passing last school year.

By Bill ZeebleMay 30, 2018 9:30 am, , ,

From KERA:

For five straight years, Thomas Edison Middle Learning Center has failed to meet the state’s minimum education standards.

The west Dallas school named for America’s great inventor couldn’t find a way to earn to a passing grade. One more failing round of tests and the state would shut it down or even take over the district.

So instead of waiting on the verdict, Edison will close its doors.

Read the full story on Edison and explore more about failing schools in our in-depth education series, “The Race To Save Failing Schools.”

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