Report card on Alabama schools. The state Dept of Eduction says 3/4ths of the state’s public school districts got an A, B, or D. Grades are based on student test scores and on how much improvement they show each year in reading and math. State law requires the report cards to help parents guage the quality of what’s happening in their kids’ classrooms.
Locally here’s the report card: Attalla City Schools got a C, at 71 percent; Etowah County Schools got a B, at 81 percent; and Gadsden City Schools received a C, at 73 percent. In Birmingham, 22 of the 43 schools in the district earned an ‘F.