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Offline Ted

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D98 good news
« on: March 13, 2019, 07:45:51 AM »
At the ABC candidates forum, District 98 board member Brian Swade provided some interesting information about District 98:

+ District 98 has had the highest growth in PARCC test scores (the state's testing) between 2015 to 2018 than any of the surrounding districts, including Oak Park.

+ The PARCC English Language Arts (ELA) scores in D98 over the last 2 years forhte meets/exceeds percentage is ABOVE the state's average.  D98 had 42% of its students meet or exceed the state's expectations while the state average is 37%.

+ Lincoln Middle School was recognized by the state as an "exemplary" school (a designation given to only 10% of the schools in the state)

+ Since 2009, the district's fund balances have INCREASED from $22.1 million to $50.3 million.

+ The district remains debt free.

+ The district maintains a balanced budget.