State schools superintendent Kathy Cox met with teachers and students at Baker Middle School Wednesday afternoon.
Cox visited ate lunch with administrators and community members and visited several classrooms, to observe teachers and students at work.
She presented a letter of recognition to Baker principal Mary Avery, for the school's success in making adequate yearly progress this past year.
Cox said raising the standards for test scores in the state begins in the classroom.
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"It starts right here in the classroom," she said. "It was very refreshing to talk to the students here at Baker and have them say their favorite thing about their school was the teachers."
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