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Community To Weigh In On Potential State Turnaround Plans For Evansville School

The main entrance of Glenwood Leadership Academy, a K-8 school in Evansville.

Evansville school leaders will plead their case directly to state education officials Tuesday night, hoping to convince them their newly-implemented school turnaround plan will be enough to reverse years of failing test scores at Glenwood Leadership Academy. Nearly three-quarters of Glenwood students did not pass their ISTEP+ exams this year, requiring State Board of Education […]

At State Takeover Schools, Attendance Has Been Even Lower Than Expected

Charter Schools USA president and CEO Jon Hage speaks to a meeting in Indianapolis ahead as part of preparations for his company's takeover of Manual High School in July.

Enrollment at state takeover schools is even lower than turnaround operators anticipated, writes the Indianapolis Star‘s Scott Elliott: But one week into the experiment, enrollment at the three former Indianapolis Public Schools that have started — Manual, Howe Community High School and Donnan Middle School — is down significantly, by 43 percent. It would appear […]

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