School Report Cards http://wamc.org en 73 Percent of Vermont Schools Fail to Meet Standard http://wamc.org/post/73-percent-vermont-schools-fail-meet-standard <p>The Vermont Department of Education says 73 percent of Vermont schools have not met increased targets under the federal No Child Left Behind Act.<br /><br />The 2012 results were released Monday.<br /><br />Officials say the increase was caused by a rise in standards, which go up every three years with the goal of 100 percent of students being proficient in math, reading and science by 2014. The final target increase was in 2011.<br /> Mon, 06 Aug 2012 21:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 44849 at http://wamc.org 73 Percent of Vermont Schools Fail to Meet Standard