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Q&A with Matthew Tully: How 'Apathy' Is Hurting Poor, 'Failing' Schools

Indianapolis Star columnist Matthew Tully discusses what he learned from embedding in Emmerich Manual High School in Indianapolis for the duration of the 2009-10 school year. The state would go on to labeled the school as 'failing,' and Manual now faces state takeover.

The idea popped into his head, Matthew Tully says, two days before Indianapolis Public Schools opened the 2009-10 school year. “I sent an e-mail to the school district, and all I said was, ‘Hey, do you mind if I spend some time at Manual High School?’” he recalls in an interview with StateImpact. He thought […]

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