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Arizona Scores Edge Upward; Achievement Gap Persists

Arizona's fourth- and eighth-graders did slightly better than two years ago in the just-released "Nation's Report Card," rising to 40th place among all states. Across the nation, performance remained closely tied to race and income.

Benson: The Little District That Could — and Did

Benson is a little town that produced big results in the recent round of school grades awarded by the state. It's not by accident that the district pushed its way to the top.

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