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State report cards released

The Tennessee department of Education released its annual report cards for school systems across the state on Thursday. Some of the highlights locally include a graduation rate of 97% in the Anderson County school system and an average ACT score of 19.9. The Oak Ridge schools report card shows a graduation rate of 90% and the highest average ACT scores of any school system in East Tennessee at 23.1. The report card also includes a snapshot of how much is spent on each student, the per-pupil expenditure, and again Oak Ridge led the area with an average of $12,355.50 per student. The Anderson County and Clinton city school systems spend an average of $9535 and change. To view the report cards for any school system or individual school, follow this link: https://www.tn.gov/education/topic/report-card

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Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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