Almost half of Texas schools fail to meet federal standards
The Texas Education Agency reported that 48 percent of campuses failed to meet federal accountability standards for 2012.
Arlington, Birdville, Crowley, Eagle Mountain-Saginaw, Everman, Fort Worth, Grapevine-Colleyville, Hurst-Euless-Bedford, Keller, Kennedale, Mansfield and Northwest are among the Tarrant County-area districts that failed to meet the Adequate Yearly Progress standards in the federal No Child Left Behind law.
Aledo, Carroll and Cleburne were the only area school districts to meet the requirements.
State officials said 3,773 schools and 339 districts across Texas met the requirements. TEA released the preliminary results online Wednesday afternoon.
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