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throughout the system, and are encouraged by new initiatives that continue to focus attention on further improvements.
CONCLUSION 4-4 There are concerns about the accuracy of the compilation and reporting of state data to the Department of Education. However,there have been significant improvements in the collection and reporting ofthese data over the past several years, and systems show promise for furtherimprovements in the coming years.