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Ending months of paralysis, Louisiana’s top school board Thursday soundly rejected state Superintendent of Education Cade Brumley’s plan to toughen how high schools are rated amid fierce opposition from local superintendents.

The vote was three in favor and eight opposed. What had shaped up as a close tally — six votes were needed for approval — fell apart in the end amid complaints about details of the plan, including how academic growth would factor into a school’s letter grade.

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