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Two York County schools recognized for Title I improvements

Two York County schools recognized for Title I improvements

Four local elementary schools were recognized by the Virginia Board of Education Wednesday for raising the achievement levels of their economically disadvantaged students.

York County's Bethel Manor Elementary School was named one of the state's nine Title I Highly Distinguished Schools. That designation recognized schools that exceeded state and federal accountability benchmarks for two consecutive years and also achieved pass rates for reading and mathematics SOLs at or above 85 percent.

This is the second time Bethel Manor has been awarded the distinction. In December, Bethel Manor was also selected as a 2015-16 National Title I Distinguished School — one of two in...

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