New results show many Vermont schools are still not meeting the federal No Child Left Behind Act.
The state education department has released yearly progress reports for the state's schools. This year, 80 schools made adequate yearly progress, but 215 schools-- that's 73 percent-- did not.
If a school doesn't make its AYP for four years in a row, they are officially on corrective actions. That means the education commission can mandate certain changes be made at the schools.
The goal for schools is to be 100 percent proficient by 2014. Education officials say it's important to note that as time goes on, the goals get higher, which means more schools may have trouble reaching the new target, even if they did make improvements.