Wake County, along with the rest of the state, will be releasing the preliminary adequate yearly progress results today under the federal No Child Left Behind program.
As this state press release indicates, the number of schools statewide that will fall short and have to allow students to transfer out is expected to sharply rise this year. That's because the target passing rate for schools to meet AYP standards sharply rose this year in order to reach the goal of being 100 percent proficient by 2013.
The Obama Administration has talked about revising No Child Left Behind but it hasn't happened yet.
One thing to see is whether critics of the Wake school board majority may try to use this year's NCLB results in the school board elections. Some critics of the old board majority had mentioned the AYP results in 2009.