School 103 on the Far Eastside was the first failing IPS school restarted under a controversial law allowing the district to partner with outside groups to independently run a school. Only 4.6 percent of students passed both portions of ISTEP exam in 2016 -- a five point drop from when when IPS ran the school.
An Indianapolis school reform group has sent a letter to Vice President-Elect Mike Pence asking him to condemn racial bullying and other "horrifying acts" happening in schools related to the presidential election.
Indianapolis Public Schools saw drops in ISTEP scores at the vast majority of schools. Scores fell across the state, but the situation was worse in IPS, where the passing rate went down by 4 percentage points to 25.3 percent in 2016.