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From Leesburg Today: Judge Denies Education Groups’ Involvement In Student Data Case

By Danielle Nadler Leesburg Today

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]chool employee advocate groups will not be allowed to intervene in a Lansdowne parent’s case to force the state to disclose student testing data, a Richmond City Circuit Court judge has ruled.

The Virginia Education Association and the Loudoun Education Association argue that the release of Student Growth Percentiles that measure student improvement across grade levels could unfairly target specific teachers.

But Judge Melvin R. Hughes Jr. ruled Monday that the organizations lack standing to join the case, state education officials said. He also turned down requests from the Virginia School Boards Association and the Virginia Association of School Superintendents to intervene.

 

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