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Newport Elementary School math scores buck the trend

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Don't tell the teachers at Newport Elementary School that kids hate math, because their students are learning to like it.

Tests show that the school is bucking the trends -- 80 percent of the students that receive free and reduced-price lunches passed the Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment II math tests they took last spring.


That compares with 50 percent of students in the same group nationwide.

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Judy Spooner
Judy Spooner is the longest-serving staff writer at the South Washington County Bulletin. Spooner, who covers education and features in addition to writing a weekly column, has been with the newspaper for over 30 years.
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