The Washington Post: More Md. students resorting to alternative assessments to graduateAnd here are the details that The Washington Post didn't include. Here is the list of the 10 MCPS high schools that did not meet Adequate Yearly Progress from the 2010 Maryland Report Card.
High School and areas where Adequate Yearly Progress was "NOT MET."
Magruder - Reading: FARMS/Special Education/Limited English Proficient
Northwest - Math: Special Education
Northwood - Reading & Math: Special Education
Paint Branch - Reading & Math: Special Education
Sherwood - Reading: Hispanic/FARMS/Limited English Proficient
FARMS = Free and Reduced-Price Meals