The State Board of Education gave first-round approval to changes to Indiana's school accountability system.
Indiana schools will get their A-F letter grades Nov. 15, but state education officials won’t make those results public until after an appeals window closes.
The panel tasked with revising Indiana's A-F accountability system continues its work even as tensions build between the superintendent and the State Board.
Several members of the State Board of Education are asking State Superintendent Glenda Ritz to drop a suit alleging they violated Indiana's Open Door Law.
The Indiana Attorney General says Superintendent Glenda Ritz's lawsuit against the State Board of Education is "unauthorized."
At issue is how ten State Board members managed to approve and affix their signatures to a letter without "meeting in secret."
The State Board of Education wants the Legislative Services Agency to run the data used to calculate A-F letter grades.
The State Board of Education wants Legislative Services Agency calculating the grades, saying the Indiana Department of Education is taking too long.
Two policy analysts will review the A-F system and make recommendations to the state about what next steps would be appropriate.
State school superintendent Glenda Ritz will ask the State Board of Education next month to make it a last-resort option for schools.