Students performed better on the Criterion-Referenced Competency Tests this year than last year.
District-level results won't be available until June 28 while school-level results won't be available until July 12.
But data released today showed that more students exceeded standards on the 2012 CRCT than the 2011 version.
“Teachers are doing a great job teaching the more rigorous Georgia Performance Standards and they are to be applauded for raising expectations for all students,” State School Superintendent John Barge said in a statement.
For the full announcement from the Georgia Department of Education, click here.