The top local stories this morning from KERA News: Preliminary results from the state standardized STAAR tests show improvement at the lowest-performing elementary schools in Fort Worth.
The district turned several failing schools into "leadership academies" this school year to address low test scores.
Other stories this morning:
- Today in the Big Screen, we learn more about Plano-based Well Go USA Entertainment, which is one of the country's major distributors of Asian films.
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