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School grades are in and Alachua County’s score drops

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School grades are out, and the Alachua County Public School District got some bad news. The district grade just dropped to a “B”.  The grading system is based off of the past year’s FCAT scores. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT-FM’s Blake Alderman reports officials aren’t too concerned just yet.

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