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Lowell and Garfield schools rank in top 25%


Results reflecting this past 2011-12 school year for Title I schools across the state were released Thursday, designating Garfield and Lowell Elementary Schools in the top 25 percent, or as Celebration Eligible.

In the second release of the Minnesota Department of Education’s (MDE) new school ratings, the goal is to pave the way for growth and achievement with its new accountability system called the Multiple Measurement Ratings (MMR) — measuring in four categories:

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