The Indiana Department of Education released performance ratings for all the state's public schools Wednesday.
In 2012, a total of six school districts are asking for more property tax revenue to cover operating expenses, down from 20 in 2010.
Indiana school districts stand to lose more than $114 million if the automatic federal spending cuts go into effect.
Children who are most likely to be abused by a school employee include girls, especially girls of color whose parents do not speak English.
At one takeover school, only 78 of the 215 enrolled students showed up for class.
Drug test results will be shared with the school district's administration, and students will be suspended from activities if they test positive.
School officials are trying to get students caught up on their vaccinations as school begins.
Clifty Creek Elementary is transferring to a technology heavy learning environment.
This coming year is the first time the state has used a public law to take control of failing schools.
Children that stay in the womb until late into the full-term of pregnancy tend to test better on reading and math exams, a new study finds.