Marlin ISD taking measures to improve accreditation
This past week, Marlin Independent School District sent a letter to the parents of students in the district informing them of the 2019-20 accreditation status, which is Not Accredited-Revoked.
Marlin ISD Interim Superintendent Dr. Jean Bahney reminds parents and community members to remember that this status was assigned based on campus and district performance on the state accountability measures that occurred during the 2018-19 school year.
Marlin ISD received an F in 2019 at the district level and at the elementary and middle school campus levels. Marlin High School received a C at the campus level. The graduation rate from the 2017-18 school year was also taken into account for this status.
Bahney said that during the current year, 2019-20, Marlin ISD has taken several measures to increase student achievement across the district.
They are working on early literacy through the implementation of core reading materials, which emphasize phonics and word structure, the use of literacy/reading core instructional strategies, and instructional specialists for both reading and math.
The district has also implemented campus-wide behavior plans....
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