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Roane ACT scores drop, state scores rise

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Official says remediation class may help with this year’s juniors and their scores

By Damon Lawrence

Roane County Schools’ recent performance on the ACT came under fire during a County Commission workshop last week.

The average score for Roane County students in 2013 was 19.2. It dropped to 18.8 this year.

“We were very disappointed in our ACT tests,” Director of Schools Gary Aytes said of the outcome.

“That particular class (last year’s juniors) last year has been kind of a thorn in our side ever since they were in third grade coming up,” Aytes said. “That happens.”


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