Local Briefs July 31, 2008

Municipal court closed for training
The Portales Municipal Court will be closed today through Aug. 8 to allow staff to attend training, according to a press release from the court.

Persons with a court appearance scheduled during this time will not be penalized. Court will reopen on Aug. 11 and those who miss a date should check in with clerks that day.

Information: 356-4923

AYP results to be released Friday

The state Public Education Department will release the 2008 Adequate Yearly Progress Reports on Friday, according to a department press release.

The report is a No Child Left Behind yardstick used to measure student’s reading and math skills.
Eight Clovis schools and two Portales schools did not meet academic proficiency last year.