Tuscaloosa has four schools on failing schools list

[lin_video src=http://eplayer.clipsyndicate.com/embed/player.js?aspect_ratio=16×9&auto_next=1&auto_start=0&div_id=videoplayer-1371685725&height=480&page_count=5&pf_id=9624&show_title=1&va_id=4103107&width=640&windows=2 service=syndicaster width=640 height=480 div_id=videoplayer-1371685725 type=script]TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WIAT) — Tuscaloosa school leaders are frustrated about some of the schools on the failing list that was released on Wednesday.

Martin Luther King Jr. Elementary was one school on the list that shocked Superintendent Dr. Paul McKendrick.

He calls it a “kick in the gut.”

McKendrick says the list doesn’t accurately reflect the progress that schools like MLK have made in recent years.

City schools on the list include MLK Elementary School, Westlawn Middle School and Central High School.

Davis-Emerson Middle School was the county’s only school on the list.

Copyright 2013 WIAT-TV CBS 42

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