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Indy Star: School Districts Fear More State Takeovers

We wrote earlier this week about proactive state interventions in “failing” schools. Now, the state has written rules allowing for more takeovers of failing schools:

“New rules proposed by the Indiana State Board of Education could greatly expand the number of schools subject to takeover — putting more than 100 schools in 76 districts in jeopardy. Those schools include eight more in Indianapolis Public Schools as well as five other Marion County schools — one each in Decatur, Franklin, Lawrence, Pike and Wayne townships. One other school in the Indianapolis area — Waldron Junior-Senior High School in Shelby Eastern — also would be on the list.”

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